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Games at twilight ; and other stories

Author: Anita Desai
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 11 short stories that reflect Desai's skill for evoking the full flavour of Indian life. The colours, smells and sounds, as well as some intensely individual characters, are here.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desai, Anita, 1937-
Games at twilight ; and other stories.
London : Heinemann, 1978
(OCoLC)644742752
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Desai
ISBN: 0434186325 9780434186327
OCLC Number: 4520275
Description: 137 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Games at twilight --
Private tuition by Mr. Bose --
Studies in the park --
Surface textures --
Sale --
Pineapple cake --
The accompanist. --
A devoted son --
The farewell party --
Pigeons at daybreak --
Scholar and gypsy.
Responsibility: Anita Desai.

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First published in 1978 and now reissued in a new cover style, a collection of 11 short stories from the author of BAUMGARTNER'S BOMBAY. Includes tales about an American wife who, homesick for rural  Read more...

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