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Rajmahal.

Author: Kamalini Sengupta
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marriages, affairs, suicides, duplicitous relations, second chances, murder, madness, and true loveRajmahal is a beautifully crafted tale of families brought together in an unusual Bengali house over a century of turbulent changes. Within the walls of this stately home, the melting pot of tenants, alive and dead, struggle to come to grips with the social, economic, and intellectual forces working in India as it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sengupta, Kamalini.
Rajmahal.
New York : The Feminist Press at CUNY, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kamalini Sengupta
ISBN: 9781558616936 1558616934
OCLC Number: 646788581
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents: Contents; One; 1 The Rajmahal; 2 The Book of Nets; 3 The Book of Inheritance; 4 The Book of Famine; 5 The Book of Hope; Two; 1 Surjeet Shona Moves In; 2 Surjeet Shona Moves On; 3 The Landlord's Family; 4 Surjeet Shona Goeson a Journey; 5 Gurdeep Grows Up; 6 Ali Mallik's New Formula; 7 The Immanent Junior; 8 Twice Married, Twice Bereaved; 9 Heavenly Hetaerae; 10 A Love Story; 11 The Scarlet Net; 12 Memory; Glossary.

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Marriages, affairs, suicides, duplicitous relations, second chances, murder, madness, and true loveRajmahal is a beautifully crafted tale of families brought together in an unusual Bengali house over a century of turbulent changes. Within the walls of this stately home, the melting pot of tenants, alive and dead, struggle to come to grips with the social, economic, and intellectual forces working in India as it moves from the British Raj to independence. Their intertwined fortunes and personal battles become a mirror of the struggle for possession of the country's future.

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