Regeneration in David Malouf’s Fly Away Peter
From the paper:
David Malouf?s Fly Away Peter is the story of one man?s loss of innocence as he confronts the brutality of war and the truth about human nature. Through the central character?s voyage of realization, the reader is confronted with a deeply philosophical approach to the meaning of life and death. Jim Saddler?s journey of self-discovery provides a vehicle for the author to deliver his powerful messages portraying the transient nature of human existence.