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The blue bedspread

Author: Raj Kamal Jha
Publisher: London : Picador, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story opens as an old man is asked to collect his sister's baby from the hospital in Calcutta where his sister has just died. The last time he saw her was 15 years earlier. In the pages that follow their pasts are unravelled - stories of violence and love, horror and hope.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raj Kamal Jha
ISBN: 0330373854 9780330373852 0330377124 9780330377126
OCLC Number: 40715559
Notes: Novel.
Awards: Short-listed for Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2000
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 1999
Description: 228 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Raj Kamal Jha.

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