A Novel

Book - 1978 | 1st trade ed. --
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Bestselling author Gore Vidal joins the ranks of Penguin Classics. To satisfy a public that longs for a savior, Vidal's eponymous hero of KALKI, born and bred in America's Midwest, establishes himself in Nepal, puts out the word that he is the last incarnation of the god Vishnu, and predicts an imminent apocalypse meant to cleanse the planet. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1978.
Edition: 1st trade ed. --
ISBN: 9780394420530
Branch Call Number: VIDAL
Characteristics: 254 p. ; 24 cm.


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Aug 31, 2011

Teddy, an extremely liberated and bi-sexual woman, becomes the pilot for Kalki, incarnate of Vishnu, who plans to end the world, and create a new paradise. Unfortunately, the plot drags out, and the characters are weak, (except Teddy), and with little or no transformation, Disappointed...my first Gore Vidal novel.

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