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Subtly evokes the traumatic history of India after the British departed in a haunting story of a Hindu family in Old Delhi and the relationships among four absorbing people
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“A rich Chekhovian novel by one of the most gifted of contemporary Indian writers.” – New Yorker
“Anita Desai has created an entire little civilization here from a fistful of memories, from a patchwork of sickroom dreams and childhood games and fairy tales. Clear Light of Day does what only the very best novels can do; it totally submerges us. It also takes us so deeply into another world that we almost fear we won’t be able to climb out again.” – Anne Tyler, New York Times
“A wonderful novel about silence and music, about the partition of a family as well as a nation.” – New York Times
ANITA DESAI is the author of Fasting, Feasting, Baumgartner’s Bombay, Clear Light of Day, and Diamond Dust, among other works. Three of her books have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Desai was born and educated in India and now lives in the New York City area.
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