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The lives of others

Author: Neel Mukherjee
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Calcutta, 1967. Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all he leaves behind before disappearing is a note. At home, his family slowly begins to unravel. Poisonous rivalries grow, the once-thriving family business implodes and destructive secrets are unearthed. And all around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: English fiction
Fiction
History
General
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neel Mukherjee
ISBN: 9780099554486 0099554488
OCLC Number: 896850574
Notes: "Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize"--Cover.
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2014.
Awards: Winner of Encore Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Costa Novel Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for DSC South Asian Literature Prize 2016 (UK)
Long-listed for The Folio Prize 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2016 (UK)
Description: 516 pages : map, genealogical table ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Neel Mukherjee.

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Shortlisted for the Man Booker PrizeShortlisted for the Costa Novel AwardWinner of the Encore AwardShortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian LiteratureLonglisted for the IMPAC PrizeCalcutta,  Read more...

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"Masterful ... His fierce intelligence and sophisticated storytelling combine to produce an unforgettable portrait of one family riven by the forces of history and their own desires." -- Patrick Read more...

 
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