Love and Longing in Bombay  - Stories

Love and Longing in Bombay - Stories

Product ID: 890

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Author: Vikram Chandra
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 1997
Language: English
Pages: 268
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0140265724


This widely-acclaimed work and winner of the commonwealth writers' prize is now available in paperback also.

This volume is a brilliant collection of first-rate 5 stories set in contemporary India with vivid characters and a style that conjures up with swift economy the pain of love and longing. The author paints a remarkable picture of Bombay - its passions, its feuds, its mysteries - while exploring timeless questions of human spirit.

Impeccably controlled, intelligent, sensuous and sometimes grim, this timely book is remarkably life-affirming. PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY

Richly Inventive and Confident LA TIMES

Chandra fills the different stories with humor, pain, love, longing, and loss BOSTON BOOK REVIEW

Wonderfully complex and entertaining THE WASHINGTON TIMES