by Robin Price
Publisher: Smashwords 2012
Number of pages: 169
Alex is shown his life and all of creation, then the void before creation, and instantly realises that he is God. This has a detrimental effect on his mental health, so he runs off to India in the hope of finding answers. Further spiritual experiences cause him confusion and leave him feeling unsettled. Things improve for Alex when he meets up with two gay English girls who are studying Buddhism.
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