German addresses are blocked - donkeytime.orgWashington Post critic Michael Dirda weighs in on Norman Douglas' classic "South Wind" a novel that makes for hilarious and "utterly pagan" beach reading. August 11, Shortly after South Wind first appeared in , George Saintsbury — then the doyen of English literary critics — sent a short note to Norman Douglas. Many editions of the novel reproduce this letter:. Permit me to be tedious, as well as illegible. I am seventy-five.
South Wind is a novel by British author Norman Douglas. The narrative concerns twelve days during which Thomas Heard, a bishop returning to England from his diocese in Africa, yields his moral vigour to various influences. Philosophical hedonism pervades much of Douglas' writing,  and the novel's discussion of moral and sexual issues caused considerable debate. The South Wind of the title is the Sirocco which wreaks havoc with the islanders' sense of decency and morality. Tippett,  and Graham Greene considered the possibility of writing a film script based on it. In Dorothy Sayers 's detective novel Clouds of Witness , Lord Peter Wimsey goes through the possessions of a murdered man — a young British man living in Paris, whose morality had been put in question.
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