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Benares : and, In Babylon

Author: Barlen Pyamootoo
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bénarès takes place over one evening, an evening in which the narrator joins his friend Mayi on a trip to Port-Louis. Their mission? To pick up two prostitutes with the money Mayi won playing poker the night before. This journey from, and then back to, Bénarès, the small Mauritian village in which they live, becomes symbolic of everything in the lives of these two young men. Very little happens and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barlen Pyamootoo
ISBN: 1841953377 9781841953373
OCLC Number: 56540820
Language Note: English text translated from the French.
Description: 124 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Benares --
In Babylon.
Other Titles: Benares.
Responsibility: Barlen Pyamootoo ; translated from the French by Will Hobson.
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Benares takes place over one evening, an evening in which the narrator joins his friend Mayi on a trip to Port-Louis.  Read more...

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Redolent of the canvasses of Edward Hopper, the ghostly silhouettes of Beckett or the most pared down writing of Camus or Faulkner. * * L'Express, Paris * * Each word stands as a rare and precious Read more...

 
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