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What we quickly become aware of through Naipaul's delicate irony is that Randolph's conversion has little to do with religious doctrine or spiritual truths though he speaks recurringly of his religious faith that sustains him through his "trials and tribulations (he uses many religious catch phrases: "vale of tears," "vanity of worldly things," "ways of darkness," and "lo and behold").
Recurringly, the Conservatives pay the price for "dealing with the devil" (I used the phrase ironically, though some seem to have taken me literally)--with sovereigntists who talk a lot about their rights and demands on the rest of the country, but admit no obligations on their part toward the rest of us, which is no basis at all for shared political community.
Recurringly, the protagonists are trapped, yet judgements are seldom made.