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The cost of living

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Merging her inimitable voice with a great moral outrage and imaginative sweep, Roy peels away the mask of democracy and prosperity to show the true costs hidden beneath. For those who have been mesmerized by her vision of India, here is a sketch, traced in fire, of its topsy-turvy society, where the lives of the many are sacrificed for the comforts of the few.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 0679310371 9780679310372
OCLC Number: 43280819
Notes: Two essays: The greater common good, and The end of imagination.
Description: x, 126 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The greater common good --
The end of imagination.
Responsibility: Arundhati Roy.

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Merging her inimitable voice with a great moral outrage and imaginative sweep, Roy peels away the mask of democracy and prosperity to show the true costs hidden beneath. For those who have been mesmerized by her vision of India, here is a sketch, traced in fire, of its topsy-turvy society, where the lives of the many are sacrificed for the comforts of the few.

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