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The Village by the Sea

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The Village by the Sea

₹ 180

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  • Spine : • The spine is undamaged, however there are noticeable creases.
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Highlights

  • ENGLISH

    Language
  • 272

    Pages
  • 9780141312712

    ISBN
  • 129 mm

    Width
  • 198 mm

    Height
  • 202 gram

    Weight
  • VILLAGE

    Edition
  • PAPERBACK

    Binding
  • 1 JANUARY 2002

    Publish Date
  • 20 mm

    Spine Width

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    Description

    A story of survival set in a small fishing villlage near Bombay. Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be responsible for everything. Although the book paints a picture of extreme poverty, it demonstrates the strength of the family even in the most extreme circumstances and offers a powerful picture of another culture.

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    Anita Desai

    Anita Desai was born in 1937. Her published works include adult novels, childrens books and short stories. Sh e is a member of the Advisory Board for English of the National Academy of Letters in Delhi and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in London. Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and Emeritus John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been shortlisted for the Booker prize three times. Her daughter, the author , is the winner of the 2006 Booker prize.

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