Provides a vivid picture of life in an Indian city. The book follows the emergence of Prem from his comparatively carefree student life living at home, to the status of teacher, husband and householder.
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According to the ancient writings there are four stages in a man's life: first he is a child, then a student: after that comes the life of a householder, when a man must raise a family and see to their needs. This witty and perceptive novel is about Prem, a young teacher in New Delhi who has just become a householder and is finding his responsibilities perplexing.About the Author:
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.
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