By David Platten
Michel Tournier is a author who explores complicated philosophical questions within the guise of concrete, imagistic narratives. This finished learn privileges the inspiration of literary reference, wherein the realm of textual content is known or skilled in metaphorical relation to the realm outdoor of it. Metaphor, within the context of Tournier's fiction, indicates how the wonderful merges with the true to supply new views on many different features of the trendy global: the Crusoe delusion, Nazism, the price to society of paintings and faith, and the character of schooling. This booklet elucidates a classy of Tournier's fiction that encompasses the writer's said ambition to head past literature.