Idiot Savant

The sad priest called him an idiot; his tale was the tale about an idiot, told by an
idiot as the poet had said, a fool, told by a fool and a rebel against God. He
patiently recited another formula: How painful and futile this yearning for ancient
rocks ...

Idiot Savant

Idiot Savant

Fall semester, 1969: a socially awkward student, Sylvian Matreya, returns to a small Midwestern university in order to continue his studies in physics. Despite his efforts to avoid student activism, he becomes a sought-after recruit by the Great Truth Cloud (a psychedelic hippie cult) and the People's Will (a violent band of revolutionaries). Both seek to indoctrinate him and bring him into their respective movements. But why? Why him? Up to this point in his life, Sylvian has been invisible. People call him an "idiot." After the revolutionary murder of a student, our "idiot" seems to drop through the floor of reality into a murky, fantastic world of wild plots and stranger people. And in so doing, Sylvian discovers his own surprising destiny.

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Language: en
Pages: 282
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Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-22 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

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Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-28 - Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

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The Idiot: His Place in Creation, and His Claims on Society
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Pages: 367
Authors: Sir Frederick Bateman
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-10 - Publisher: Good Press

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Language: en
Pages: 352
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Categories: Business & Economics
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