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River Sutra

Author: Gita Mehta
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007.
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Gita Mehta's captivating and enchanting novel tells the story of a retired beurocrat who has escaped the world to spend his twilight years running a guest-house on the banks of the country's holiest river, the Narmada. But he has chosen the wrong place for peace and quiet: too many lives converge here and he meets a series of unusual characters including a privileged young executive bewitched by a mysterious lover;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gita Mehta
ISBN: 9780099515944 0099515946
OCLC Number: 80331692
Notes: Originally published: New York: N.A. Talese; London: Heinemann, 1993.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Gita Mehta.

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Gita Mehta's captivating and enchanting novel tells the story of a retired beurocrat who has escaped the world to spend his twilight years running a guest-house on the banks of the country's holiest  Read more...

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"This book is a delight" * Time Out * "I have a feeling, indeed a hope, that A River Sutra will become a classic, revered and enjoyed by young and old" * Daily Telegraph * "Superb, profound, Read more...

 
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