An atlas of impossible longing
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Smithers Public Library||F ROY (Text)||35101000330154||Adult Fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||2019-10-26|
- ISBN: 9781451608625 (pbk.)
319 p. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010, c2008.
|General Note:||Includes reading group guide.
Originally published in Great Britain in 2008 by MacLehose Press.
|Summary, etc.:||Three distinct sections revolve around Amulya, who runs an herbal medicine and fragrance business; his mentally ill wife, Kananbala, who spies on the goings-on of her English neighbors from the room Amulya keeps her locked in; their sons, Kamal and Nirmal; their wives; Nirmal's daughter Bakul, whose mother died in childbirth; and finally Mukunda, an orphan that Amulya helps support, at which point Nirmal brings Mukunda home as a companion for Bakul. Tales weave backward and forward, and characters wallow in their longings, occasionally taking action; Mukunda and Bakul form a lasting bond that doesn't change with their circumstances.|
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