Ten years after recanting their teachings and abandoning their zealous and violent congregation, two men known only as the Patron and Guide of Humankind seek to overcome a radical faction while leading peaceful followers toward a new future. Reprint.
A Nobel Prizewinning Japanese writer tells the tale of two men known as Patron and Guide. Years ago, they led a religious cult that soured when a group of radicals within it threatened the world with apocalyptic visions. Now, Patron and Guide try to reach out once again, hoping to rebuild their movement.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Types of Characters, Religion + Beliefs, Literary