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Such a Long Journey-Oe By Rohinton Mistry

Such a Long Journey-Oe
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-Oe by Rohinton Mistry

It is Bombay in 1971, the year India went to war over what was to become of Bangladesh. A hard-working bank clerk, Gustad Noble is a devoted family man who gradually sees his modest life unravelling. His young daughter falls ill; his promising son defies his father's ambitions for him. His is the one reasonable voice amidst the ongoing dramas of his neighbours. One day he receives a letter from an old friend, asking him to help in what at first seems like an heroic mission. But he soon finds himself unwittingly drawn into a dangerous network of deception. Compassionate, and rich in details of character and place, this unforgettable novel charts the journey of a moral heart in a turbulent world of change.

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Such a Long Journey-Oe by Rohinton Mistry
Rohinton Mistry
Used - Very Good
Faber & Faber
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1991
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