In the contrast the author draws between two very different families and their daily lives - their squabbles, their politics, their love affairs, their expectations - she crystallizes some of the confusions that bedeviled India at the dawn of Independence.
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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was born in Germany of Polish parents and came to England in 1939 at the age of twelve. She graduated from Queen Mary College, London University, and married an architect. They lived in Delhi from 1951 to 1975. Since then they have divided their time between Delhi, New York and London.Review:
'A writer of genius ! a writer of world class -- a master storyteller' -- Sunday Times 'A truly astonishing writer' -- Observer 'Magical! ! Jhabvala is one of those rare writers who manages to be simultaneously caustic and loving with her creations' -- Wall Street Journal
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1980. Book Condition: Good. New edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP16276646
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