Spiritual Agony and Hunger In the Protagonist In the Last Labyrinth By Arun Joshi |
Arun Jhoshi’s fourth and Sahitya Academy Winner novel The Last Labyrinth (1981) is of god sizeand is dedicated to the three children of Joshi. Here, the central figure isSom Bhaskar, a multimillionaire married to a woman of his choice, Geeta, whohas borne him two children. But Bhaskar is an ever dissatisfied, restlessperson, who is relentlessly driven by undefined hungers of possession – of anobject, a business-enterprise and a woman. Searching for a meaning of life anddeath, Som confronts with the dilemmas and contradictions.