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Tales from Firozsha Baag

MISTRY, ROHINTON

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ISBN 10: 0571167039 / ISBN 13: 9780571167036
Published by Faber & Faber, London, 1992
Condition: Very Good + Soft cover
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Title: Tales from Firozsha Baag

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Second Printing

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Here is a wonderful introduction to the residents of Firozsha Baag, an apartment complex in Bombay. We enter the daily routine and rhythm of their lives, and by the time we reach the final story we are as familiar with the people of Firozsha Baag as we are with our own neighbours. The crowded, throbbing life of India is brilliantly captured in this series of stories.

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In these eleven stories, Rohinton Mistry opens our eyes and our hearts to the rich, complex patterns of life inside Firozsha Baag, an apartment building in Bombay. Here are Jaakaylee, the ghost-seer, and Najamai, the only owner of a refrigerator in Firozsha Baag; Rustomji the Curmudgeon and Kersi, the young boy whose life threads through the book and who narrates the final story as an adult in Toronto. We see their passions, their worst fears, their betrayals, and their humorous acts of revenge. Witty and poignant, in turns, these intersecting stories create a finely textured mosaic of lives and illuminate a world poised between the old ways and the new.

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