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Helium : a novel

Auteur: Jaspreet Singh
Uitgever: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Fictie : Engels : First U.S. editionAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"On November 1st 1984, a day after the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old student travels back from a class trip with his mentor and chemistry teacher, Professor Singh. As the group disembark at Delhi station a mob surrounds the professor, throws a tire over him, douses him in gasoline and sets him alight. Years later the student, Raj, is compelled to find his professor's  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Jaspreet Singh
ISBN: 9781608199563 1608199568 9781620406397 162040639X
OCLC-nummer: 844789844
Beschrijving: 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: Jaspreet Singh.
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"On November 1st 1984, a day after the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old student travels back from a class trip with his mentor and chemistry teacher, Professor Singh. As the group disembark at Delhi station a mob surrounds the professor, throws a tire over him, douses him in gasoline and sets him alight. Years later the student, Raj, is compelled to find his professor's widow, the beautiful Nelly. As the two walk through the misty mountains of Shimla, Nelly comes up against a nation in denial, Raj faces the truth about his father's role in the Sikh massacre and they both find the path leads back to the train station. Jaspreet Singh crafts an affecting and important story of a largely untouched moment in Indian memory"--

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