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A fine balance

Author: Rohinton Mistry
Publisher: London : Faber, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea. The government has just declared a State of Emergency, in whose upheavals four strangers - a spirited widow, a young student uprooted from his idyllic hill station, and two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 9780571258192 0571258190 9780571268825 057126882X
OCLC Number: 765601405
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: 614 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rohinton Mistry.

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Set in mid-1970s India, this title presents a narrative about four unlikely characters who come together in circumstances no one could have foreseen soon after the government declares a 'State of  Read more...

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