In Search of Love and Beauty

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The interior lives of three generations on a quest for love and beauty are explored. Louise strives to reclaim her youth, her daughter Marietta searches for beauty in lofty ideas and in her obsession for her son Mark, who believes love is to be found in the pursuit of money and young lovers.

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is the author of twelve novels. Her short fiction has regularly appeared in The New Yorker, and her story collections include East into Upper East and the critically acclaimed Out of India. She is a MacArthur Fellow and has been honored with an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Jhabvala's screenplays for Merchant-Ivory Productions have earned two Academy Awards. She recently completed a screen adaptation of Henry James's The Golden Bowl. Jhabvala and her husband divide their time between Delhi and New York.

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Her tussle with India is one of the richest treats of contemporary literature * Guardian * Deliciously comic * Daily Telegraph * Among the best fiction written about the country since A Passage to India * Observer * Each work has her hallmark of balance, subtlety, wry humor and beauty * New York Times Book Review * A writer of genius ... a writer of world class - a master storyteller * Sunday Times * Praise for her previous work: The scenes are so precisely balanced and counterpoised that each enriches and illuminates * Listener * Brilliantly readable * Auberon Waugh, Daily Mail *

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