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Author: Rohinton Mistry
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story centres on a 79-year-old Parsi widower named Nariman who lives with his step-son and step-daughter. Nariman's wife died many years before, leaving behind the two children from her first marriage and the daughter, Roxanna, they had together.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 057120421X 9780571204212 0571194273 9780571194278
OCLC Number: 46434202
Awards: Winner of Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize - Fiction 2002.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.
Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2002.
Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.
Description: 487 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Rohinton Mistry.

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Nairman is a widower who lives with his step-son and step-daughter, his dead wife's children from her previous marriage. To save his own daughter from this house of unhappiness, he has spent  Read more...

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An intricate story of domestic conflict set against modern-day Bombay. This is a beautifully realised world with all too human characters.

 
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