A.F. Davies

A.F. Davies reviews 'Guilt' by John Carroll

February–March 1986, no. 78 01 February 1986
A.F. Davies reviews 'Guilt' by John Carroll
This odd little book could be a worthy antipodean entry in the Bead Game, the semi-religious competitive ritual that Herman Hesse in his Magister Ludi (1945) saw steadily engrossing the high intellects of the West as we neared the year 2000 CE. Players were challenged to confront the full breadth of human culture and compose a personal Hand, a sequence of allusions to past high moments of faith, s ... (read more)