Kalki: a novel

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Random House, 1978 - Fiction - 254 pages
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Teddy Ottinger, journalist and the world's foremost woman pilot, journey's to Katmandu to investigate the claims of an ex-G.I. named Kelly who has presented himself as the Hindu god Kalki and announced the destruction of mankind

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

A Vidal social satire that brews a fun mix of religious cults and pop phenomenon. As many have said it's truly a novel of the 70s and that era. Read full review

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

Not just your plain everyday end of the world tale! This novel, written in the 1970s, is more of a sociopolitical statement than a novel. Using the Hindu concepts of Vishnu come again as avatar Kalki ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Gore Vidal is the author of twenty-two novels, five plays, many screenplays and short stories, more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. Two of his American chronicle novels, Lincoln and 1876, were the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek, respectively. In 1993, a collection of his criticism, United States: Essays 1952-1992, won the National Book Award. He divides his time between Ravello, Italy, and Los Angeles.