The Home and the World
By (author) Rabindranath Tagore
Translated by Surendranath Tagore
Introduction by Anita Desai
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Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
Book DescriptionSet on a Bengali noble's estate in 1908, this is both a love story and a novel of political awakening. The central character, Bimala, is torn between the duties owed to her husband, Nikhil, and the demands made on her by the radical leader, Sandip. Her attempts to resolve the irreconciliable pressures of the home and world reflect the conflict in India itself, and the tragic outcome foreshadows the unrest that accompanied Partition in 1947.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140449860
(201mm x 136mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Essential Tagore, Paperback (November 2014)
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Chirakumar Sabha, Paperback (June 2014)
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Author Biography - Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), Nobel laureate for literature (1913), was one of the greatest writer in modern Indian literature.
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