Out of India: Selected Stories

Out of India: Selected Stories

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

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Overview

Chosen by The New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 1986, this volume of stories, selected by the author from her own early work, represents the essence of her Indian experience. Bearing Jhabvala’s hallmark of balance, subtlety, wry humor, and beauty, these stories present characters that prove to be as vulnerable to the contradictions and oppressions of the human heart as to those of India itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582430522
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 12/23/1999
Edition description: 1ST COUNTE
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Myself in India13
My First Marriage23
The Widow39
The Interview57
A Spiritual Call69
Passion89
The Man with the Dog107
An Experience of India125
The Housewife147
Rose Petals165
Two More Under the Indian Sun183
Bombay199
On Bail215
In the Mountains235
How I Became a Holy Mother251
Desecration269

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