My Guru and His Disciple

My Guru and His Disciple

My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years. It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life. Sexual sprees, all-night drinking bouts, a fast car ride with Greta Garbo, scriptwriting conferences at M-G-M, intellectual sparring sessions with Berthold… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 19, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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