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Introducing Spiritus Mundi, a Novel by Robert Sheppard: Highlights

Introducing Spiritus Mundi, a Novel by Robert Sheppard Author’s E-mail:   rsheppard99_2000@yahoo.com   ON SPIRITUS MUNDI       “Read Robert Sheppard’s sprawling, supple novel, Spiritus Mundi, an epic story of global intrigue and sexual and spiritual revelation. Compelling characters, wisdom, insight, and … Continue reading

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Spiritus Mundi, Novel by Robert Sheppard: Table of Contents

                                                        Spiritus Mundi                                                                Contents Book One          Spiritus Mundi: The Novel        Chapters 1-33  Departure                                                                (Beijing)  A Failing Quest                                                       (New York)  War Council & Counteroffensive    (Geneva)  New Beginnings                                                      (London)  Republic of Letters                                                (Berlin)  Fathers and Sons                                                   (Washington,D.C.)  Ulysses: … Continue reading

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Spiritus Mundi, Novel by Robert Sheppard: Synopsis

Synopsis When Robert Sartorius, leader of the worldwide Committee for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) presses his campaign proposal in New York on his old friend the UN Secretary-General and is rebuffed due to the hostile pressure of the … Continue reading

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Spiritus Mundi, Novel by Robert Sheppard: Themes and Motifs

Leading Themes and Motifs of Spiritus Mundi, a Novel by Robert Sheppard Leading Themes and Motifs A.    The Theme of the Quest and the Personal Calling The overall action of Spiritus Mundi is moved, motivated and structured by the questing … Continue reading

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Spiritus Mundi, Novel by Robert Sheppard: Setting, Style, Structure and Genre

Setting———Locations of Novel’s Principal Action Global Setting Significantly, the setting of Spiritus Mundi as a “Global Novel” or “Global Epic” takes in the virtually the entire globalized modern world, as is reflected in the Table of Contents as the chapter … Continue reading

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Appendix to Spiritus Mundi, Novel: List of Principal Characters

II.                  Appendix 2:  Index of Principal Characters Major Characters: Robert Sartorius, Professor and principal leader and theorist for the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly, divorced father of Jack Sartorius who overcomes a life crisis of faith and attempted … Continue reading

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Appendix to Spiritus Mundi, Novel–On Creating a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

APPENDIX 1: COMMITTEE FOR A UNITED NATIONS PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly Frequently Asked Questions By Andreas Sarkozy & Robert Sartorius Foreword In September 2004 the Committee for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (CUNPA) published a strategy paper … Continue reading

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