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Titre : The Inheritance of Loss
Éditeur : Atlantic Monthly
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : 1st Edition.
First Edition (first U.S. printing). The second novel by the author of HULLABALOO IN THE GUAVA ORCHARD, a well-received story set in a small northeastern Himalayan community along the India-Nepal border. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in Britain and the National Book Critics Circle Award -- this US Edition is the true first. Fine/Fine. Signed by Desai on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 9821
Synopsis : The author of the acclaimed "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" takes readers to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency in Nepal challenges the old way of life--and opens up a grasping world of conflicting desires.
“If book reviews just cut to the chase, this one would simply read: This is a terrific novel! Read it!? –Ann Harleman, The Boston Globe
“One of the most impressive novels in English of the past year, and I predict you?ll read it…with your heart in your chest, inside the narrative, and the narrative inside you.? –Alan Cheuse, Chicago Tribune
“[An] extraordinary new novel…lit by a moral intelligence at once fierce and tender.? –Pankaj Mishra, front-cover review in The New York Times Book Review
“If God is in the details, Ms. Desai has written a holy book. Page after page, from Harlem to the Himalayas, she captures the terror and exhilaration of being alive in the world.? –Gary Shteyngart, author of Absurdistan
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