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Mirrorwork : 50 years of Indian writing, 1947-1997

Author: Salman Rushdie; Elizabeth West
Publisher: New York : H. Holt & Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories and excerpts of novels from India since the country attained its independence in 1947. The subjects range from religious strife, to the assault on the senses of the many people one is surrounded by.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie; Elizabeth West
ISBN: 0805057099 9780805057096 0805057102 9780805057102
OCLC Number: 36923075
Notes: Previously published under the British title: The Vintage book of Indian writing, 1947-1997.
Description: xx, 553 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Tryst with destiny / Jawaharlal Nehru --
With pride and prejudice / Nayantara Sahgal --
Toba Tek Singh / Saadat Hasan Manto --
All about H. Hatterr / G.V. Desani --
My birthplace / Nirad C. Chaudhuri --
Hunger / Kamala Markandaya --
The liar / Mulk Raj Anand --
Fellow-feeling / R.K. Narayan --
Activities and outgoings / Ved Mehta --
Games at twilight / Anita Desai --
In the mountains / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala --
Big Bill / Satyajit Ray --
The perforated sheet / Salman Rushdie --
Dr Salaam / Padma Perera --
The assassination of Indira Gandhi / Upamanyu Chatterjee --
The collectors / Rohinton Mistry --
Ranna's story / Bapsi Sidhwa --
The Trotter-nama / I. Allan Sealy --
A raj quartet / Shashi Tharoor --
Meatless days / Sara Suleri --
Trying to grow / Firdaus Kanga --
Sharmaji / Anjana Appachana --
Sandeep's visit / Amit Chaudhuri --
Nashawy / Amitav Ghosh --
The remains of the feast / Githa Hariharan --
The teacher's story / Gita Mehta --
A suitable boy / Vikram Seth --
Shakti / Vikram Chandra --
Unforced errors / Ardashir Vakil --
One and a half / Mukul Kesavan --
Abhilash talkies / Arundhati Roy --
Strange happenings in the quava orchard / Kiran Desai.
Other Titles: Vintage book of Indian writing, 1947-1997.
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Stories and excerpts of novels from India since the country attained its independence in 1947. The subjects range from religious strife, to the assault on the senses of the many people one is surrounded by.

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