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Such a Long Journey By Rohinton Mistry

Such a Long Journey
by Rohinton Mistry

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A story which tells how the gathering clouds of the Indo-Pakistan War impinge on the lives of a Bombay doctor and his family. His dreams, although modest, are denied him as he realizes he is not in control of events.
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Such a Long Journey by Rohinton Mistry

Such a Long Journey is set in Bombay against the backdrop of war in the Indian subcontinent and the birth of Bangladesh, telling the story of the peculiar way in which the conflict impinges on the lives of Gustad Noble, an ordinary man, and his family.Such a Long Journey is a brilliant first novel by one of the most remarkable writers to have emerged from the Indian literary tradition in many years. It was shortlisted for the 1991 Booker Prize, and won the 1992 Commonwealth Writers Prize.

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About Rohinton Mistry


Rohinton Mistry was born in 1952 and grew up in Bombay, India, where he also attended university. In 1975 he emigrated to Canada, where he began a course in English and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He is the author of three novels and one collection of short stories. His debut novel, Such a Long Journey (1991), won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book and the Governor General's Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It was made into an acclaimed feature film in 1998. His second novel, A Fine Balance(1995), won many prestigious awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and the Giller Prize, as well as being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and theIrish Times International Fiction Prize.

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GOR001214402
Such a Long Journey by Rohinton Mistry
Rohinton Mistry
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1992-03-09
352
0571165257
9780571165254
Winner of The Commonwealth Writers Prize 1992 Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1991
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