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Silent Life: Memoirs of a Writer

By: Chaman Nahal

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011630

ISBN: 8174364099

Condition: New


From the small town of Sialkot in pre-Partition Punjab, through the bustling streets of Delhi, to the scholarly environs of Cambridge and the bistros of Turin – Chaman Nahal walks us gently through his life. A life rich in literary scholarship and discipline, but equally in humour and a cynical eye capable of looking as critically at himself as at the follies and foibles of other human beings. If his ‘rules’ for subjects as varied as writing a full-length book while coping with a fulltime job, fighting depression or even addiction to drink, bring a smile to one's lips, his achievements ... View more info