In Custody

In Custody

By: Anita Desai (author)Paperback

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Touching and wonderfully funny, In Custody is woven around the yearnings and calamities of a small-town scholar in the north of India. An impoverished college lecturer, Deven, sees a way to escape from the meanness of his daily life when he is asked to interview India's greatest Urdu poet, Nur - a project that can only end in disaster.

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About Author

Anita Desai was born and educated in India. Her published works include many award-winning short story collections and novels, three of which have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, most recently Fasting, Feasting. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and lives in New York State.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/07/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780099428497
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780099428497
  • weight: 168
  • ISBN10: 0099428490

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