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  • 24 of 33 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Prince Rupert Library Roy (Text) 33294001999085 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780735234345 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 449 pages ; 22 cm
    regular print
    print
  • Publisher: Toronto : Hamish Hamilton, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist
Summary, etc.: "It is an aching love story and a decisive remonstration, a story told in a whisper, in a shout, through unsentimental tears and sometimes with a bitter laugh. Each of its characters is indelibly, tenderly rendered. Its heroes are people who have been broken by the world they live in and then rescued, patched together by acts of love—and by hope. The tale begins with Anjum—who used to be Aftab—unrolling a threadbare Persian carpet in a city graveyard she calls home. We encounter the odd, unforgettable Tilo and the men who loved her—including Musa, sweetheart and ex-sweetheart, lover and ex-lover; their fates are as entwined as their arms used to be and always will be. We meet Tilo's landlord, a former suitor, now an intelligence officer posted to Kabul. And then we meet the two Miss Jebeens: the first a child born in Srinagar and buried in its overcrowded Martyrs' Graveyard; the second found at midnight, abandoned on a concrete sidewalk in the heart of New Delhi."--Provided by the publisher.
Awards Note:
Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist
Subject: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Self-realization -- Fiction
India -- Fiction
Genre: Love stories.
Topic Heading: Canadian fiction.
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