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The authors argue that 'In his construct of the world, the narrator of Ganges and its Tributaries employs three interrelated components: 1) the concept of the Trinity, 2) the concept of the mandala, and 3) the metaphor of the river Ganges' (425).
Includes reference to the influence of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness on Cyrill's novel.
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