Everything you need to understand or teach Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins.
Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates has as its core the universal theme of good versus evil; however in this book, neither good nor evil wins; it is a draw. The central point of the text is that in order for good to exist, evil must exist in tandem. The idea of the co-existence of good and evil in all things answers some of the difficult questions raised in this book: How is it that a holy institution like the Roman Catholic Church can be corrupt? How should one view the modern fascination with the Virgin Mary, when she appears only a few times, in passing, in the Bible? Why would a CIA agent take drugs and lust after his stepsister? Switters sees no conflict in these questions; he sees the good and evil in things simultaneously. Rather than fearing or fighting evil, he embraces the inherent good and bad... View more of the Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates Summary