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The Death of Vishnu

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Vishnu, the odd-job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the staircase landing. Around him the lives of the apartment dwellers unfold - the warring housewives on the first floor, the lovesick teenagers on the second, and the widower, alone and quietly grieving at the top of the building. In a fevered state Vishnu looks back on his love affair with the seductive Padmini and comedy becomes tragedy as his life draws to a close. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780747593812

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Book Description 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. 129mm x 198mm x 21mm. Paperback. Vishnu, the odd-job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the staircase landing. Around him the lives of the apartment dwellers unfold - the warring housewives on the first floor,.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 0.239. Bookseller Inventory # 9780747593812

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Vishnu, the odd-job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the staircase landing. Around him the lives of the apartment dwellers unfold - the warring housewives on the first floor, the lovesick teenagers on the second, and the widower, alone and quietly grieving at the top of the building. In a fevered state Vishnu looks back on his love affair with the seductive Padmini and comedy becomes tragedy as his life draws to a close. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780747593812

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Death of Vishnu, Manil Suri, Vishnu, the odd-job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the staircase landing. Around him the lives of the apartment dwellers unfold - the warring housewives on the first floor, the lovesick teenagers on the second, and the widower, alone and quietly grieving at the top of the building. In a fevered state Vishnu looks back on his love affair with the seductive Padmini and comedy becomes tragedy as his life draws to a close. Bookseller Inventory # B9780747593812

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Mrz 2008, 2008. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 197x128x25 mm. Neuware - Zu Beginn dieses meisterhaften Debütromans liegt Vishnu sterbenskrank auf der Treppe, auf der er wohnt, seine Nachbarn streiten sich darüber, wer den Krankenwagen bezahlt. Während sich die Handlung allmählich durch die Stockwerke des Mietshauses nach oben schraubt, werden wir in die Lebensdramen der verschiedenen Bewohner hineingezogen: die ständigen Zänkereien zwischen den Asranis und den Pathaks; die besessene Suche Mr. Jalas, eines Muslims, nach dem Sinn von Leben und Religion, während seine Frau um seinen Verstand fürchtet; Vinod Tanejas Sehnsucht nach seiner Frau, die er schon vor vielen Jahren verloren hat; die Teenagerträume von Kavita Asrani, die sich als Heldin eines Hindi-Films sieht und eines Nachts heimlich mit dem Muslim-Jung en Salim durchbrennt. Die Geschichte dieses Mietshauses wird zu einer Metapher für die sozialen und religiösen Spaltungen im heutigen Indien, und Vishnus Aufstieg im Treppenhaus spiegelt die Wanderung der Seele durch die verschiedenen Seinsstadien wider. Seine Erinnerungen und Visionen - Erinnerungen an die schöne Padmini, die er mehr als alles andere auf der Welt liebte, obwohl sie eine Hure war; Erinnerungen an seine Mutter, die ihm alle Legenden über den Gott Vishnu beibrachte; Visionen, die an Szenen aus den heiligen Schriften des Hinduismus erinnern - bilden die mit Witz und liebevoller Ironie geschilderten Geschichten der Hausbewohner ab und geben dem Leser Rätsel auf: Ist Vishnu womöglich der Gott Vishnu, nicht nur der Hüter des Mietshauses und seiner Bewohner, sondern der Erhalter des gesamten Universums 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780747593812

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