One of the most extraordinary lives ever imagined was actually lived over most of last century by Jiddu Krishnamurti a poor dreamy south Indain boy who was adopted by the by the english aristocracy and became the darling of california spiritual seeker.The enigma of his life is explore and exposed from the death of his mother when he was young to the adulation he received as a guru figure from abject poverty to luxuries comfort from cultish repression to absolute freedom.
C.V.williams began her career as a journalist before moving on to write biography. This life study of J.Krishnamurti, was undertaken as part of doctoral research at the University of Technology, Sydney. Her third biographical work, it follows publication of a biography of cristina stead, and a book of interviews about fatherhood in Australia. Dr. Williams lives in sydney where she teaches media studies and creative writing.
"...........remarkable for its sheer simplicity lucidity and directness.....an excellent introduction to an over-view of Jiddu`s writings....a mammoth erudite book which highlights various aspects of Jiddu`s stimulating writings."
----------Pathway to God
Vol.: 41, No. 2, Jan.--March, 2006