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Red earth and pouring rain : a novel

Author: Vikram Chandra
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An Indian student, home from college in the U.S., shoots a monkey who turns out to be the reincarnation of a poet. Subsequently the two take turns telling their story, the poet recalling epic deeds of glory in fighting the British Raj, the student of materialism and boredom in America.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy
Fantastic fiction
Epic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vikram Chandra
ISBN: 0316132764 9780316132763 0316132934 9780316132930
OCLC Number: 31777379
Description: viii, 542 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The book of war and ancestors --
The book of learning and desolation --
The book of blood and journeys --
The book of revenge and madness --
The book of the return.
Responsibility: Vikram Chandra.

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An Indian student, home from college in the U.S., shoots a monkey who turns out to be the reincarnation of a poet. Subsequently the two take turns telling their story, the poet recalling epic deeds of glory in fighting the British Raj, the student of materialism and boredom in America.

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