“A Sojourn Among the Avatars of Wisdom,” readers will be exposed to profound teachings in an approachable way, with the hope that they grow wiser and amused at the same time.
FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2016
People sometimes perceive philosophy to be a subject for the scholarly. However, in his debut novel, “A Sojourn Among the Avatars of Wisdom” (published by iUniverse), author Dudley Mecum gives philosophy a makeover as he repackages wisdom from renowned philosophers into one man’s heroic odyssey. The author is launching a new marketing campaign to promote the book.
In the novel, Chris is on a quest to become a knight. As his quest unfolds, Chris faces enemies and foes that use him as a pawn to settle old scores. In an effort to overcome his enemies, Chris seeks advice from a cast of unexpected characters who dispense timeless wisdom.
Having experienced numerous setbacks in life, Mecum felt the need to provide a cohesive and entertaining medium for attaining useful principles in an effort to give hope to those who have also endured failure and adversity in their lives.
Mecum explains that the book is “quadruple-use” because it serves to entertain, impart wisdom by including the sages’ quotes, employ various literary devices – such as symbolism, irony and foreshadowing – and pays tribute to Thomas Cole, founder of the Hudson River School, a mid-19th century art movement, by giving the protagonist his last name.
About the Author
Dudley Mecum is a trained commercial pilot and earned his MBA in finance. He resides in Fort Worth, where he enjoys fine art, swimming and virtual flying.
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