El Hermano Asno by Eduardo Barrios

This novel delves into the life of a man who, after experiencing a profound personal crisis, decides to retreat into a monastic life in search of spiritual solace and meaning. Set against the backdrop of early 20th-century Chile, the narrative explores themes of faith, redemption, and the eternal struggle between carnal desires and spiritual aspirations. Through the protagonist's journey, the story examines the complexities of human nature, the quest for inner peace, and the possibility of finding redemption through self-sacrifice and devotion. The novel is a poignant reflection on the human condition, highlighting the challenges and contradictions that come with the pursuit of a spiritual life in a material world.

The 2864th greatest book of all time


Published
1922
Nationality
Chilean
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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