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Description - Vintage Book Of Indian Writing 1947 - 1997 by Elizabeth West

The perfect introduction to one of the world's richest literary traditions, Rushdie's anthology boasts the best in Indian writing accross 50 years of independence.

The Indian subcontinent has produced some of the world's greatest writers, and a body of literature unsurpassed in its sustained imagination, impassioned lyricism and sparkling tragi-comedy. Now Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West have collected together the finest Indian writing of the last fifty years. Published to coincide with the anniversary of India's independence, it is an anthology of extraordinary range and vigour, as exciting and varied as the land that inspired it.

Including works by-

Mulk Raj Anand
Gita Mehta
Anjana Appachana
Ved Mehta
Vikram Chandra
Rohinton Mistry
Upamanyu Chatterjee
R. K. Narayan
Amit Chaudhuri
Jawaharlal Nehru
Nirad C. Chaudhuri
Padma Perera
Anita Desai
Satyajit Ray
Kiran Desai
Arundhati Roy
G. V. Desani
Salman Rushdie
Amitav Ghosh
Nayantara Sahgal
Githa Hariharan
I. Allan Sealy
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Vikram Seth
Firdaus Kanga
Bapsi Sidhwa
Mukul Kesavan
Sara Suleri
Saadat Hasan Manto
Shashi Tharoor
Kamala Markandaya
Ardashir Vakil

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099731016
ISBN-10: 0099731010
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 30mm)
Pages: 608
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 19-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elizabeth West

Salman Rushdie is the author of ten books. His work has been published in thirty languages. Elizabeth West is a freelance editor.

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