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The Vollage by the Sea

By: Anita Desai

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003518

ISBN: 0143335499

Condition: New


Untouched by the twentieth century, Thul, the small fishing village near Bombay, is still ruled by the age-old seasonal rhythms. Hari and Lila have lived in the village all their lives, but their family is now desperately down on its luck. Their father drinks; their mother is seriously ill; and there is no money to keep them fed and clothed. Delicately and exquisitely executed, Anita Desai’s gentle and probing story traces the evolution of Hari and Lila into adults as each of them faces the family’s predicament – just as the first signs of industrial India creep into their village. ‘... View more info

The Village by the Sea

By: Anita Desai

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Allied Publishers Private Ltd.:

Seller ID: 039978

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158. View more info

Bye-Bye Black Bird

By: Anita Desai

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106638

ISBN: 812220029X

Condition: New


Set against England's green and grisly landscape, enigmatic and attractive to some, depressing and nauseating to others, Bye-Bye Black Bird explores the lives of the outsiders seeking to forge a new identity in an alien society.Printed Pages: 224. View more info

Cry The Peacock

By: Anita Desai

Price: $8.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106639

ISBN: 8122200850

Condition: New


Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award.Cry, the Peacock is the story of a young girl, Maya, obsessed by a childhood prophecy of disaster. The author builds up an atmosphere of tension as torrid and oppressive as a stiffling Indian summer, both in the crowded, colourful cities and the strangely beautiful countryside.Printed Pages: 184. View more info

Voices in the City

By: Anita Desai

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106640

ISBN: 8122200532

Condition: New


Voices in the City is based on the life of the middle class intellectuals of Calcutta. It is an unforgettable story of a Bohemian brother and his two sisters caught in the crosscurrents of changing social values. In many ways the story reflects a vivid picture of India's social transition - a phase in which the older elements are not altogether dead, and the emergent ones not fully evolved. The novel describes the bitter effects of the urban living upon an Indian family. Brought up in luxury and magnificence by an over indulgent mother, Nirode settles down in Calcutta and becomes engrossed in ... View more info

Where Shall We Go This Summer?

By: Anita Desai

Price: $7.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106641

ISBN: 8122200885

Condition: New


Where Shall We Go This Summer is an intense story of a sensitive young wife torn between the desire to abandon the boredom and hypocrisy of her middle class and ostensibly comfortable existance, and the realisation that the bonds that tie her to it cannot easily be broken.Printed Pages: 144. View more info

India: A Mosaic

By: Ian Buruma, Christopher De Bellaigue, Amartya Sen, Anita Desai, Roderick MacFarquhar, Hilary Mantel, and Pankaj Mishra; Preface By N.Ram; Introduction By Arundhati Roy; Edited By Robert B. Silvers and Barbara Epstein (eds)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York ,USA, New York Review Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019953

ISBN: 0940322080

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 319. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. View more info