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Anita Desai.

R.S Sharma

Anita Desai.

by R.S Sharma

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Published by Gulab Vazivani for Arnold-Heinemann in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desai, Anita.,
  • Indic prose literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIndian writers series -- vol.18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19992790M

    Kiran Desai (born 3 September ) is an Indian author. Her novel The Inheritance of Loss won the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award. In January , The Economic Times, India's leading business publication, listed her as one of Nationality: Indian.   In conversation: Kiran Desai meets Anita Desai Her new book, The Artist of Disappearance, is made of three delicate stories about the frailty as well as the transforming power of art.

    "Class Interview with Anita Desai". 0 Copy quote When I was very young, I used to share much of what I wrote with my family, but as I got older and more self-conscious, it became a much more private process. The Village By the Sea study guide contains a biography of Anita Desai, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

    Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. About this Item: 3 " x 4" Bookplate SIGNED by Anita Desai (signature only). Nice bookplate to place on your favorite Desai book. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3.


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Three of her books have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Desai was born and educated in India and now lives in Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Anita Desai skillfully explores the angst and succeeds in baiting us to get angry. We feel for the Ramans and the sick set-up that is society and its obsession with hierarchy and snobbery.

We are happy as the party nears an end and the Ramans will be able to get rid off their hypocritical guests.