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A day in the life

A day in the life

Anjum Hasan
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Anjum Hasan
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Quixotic nonconformists in small towns and young newly-weds trying to keep up with the times; a forlorn retiree helpless in the face of contemporary anger and a middle-class woman’s bond with her maid. Fourteen well-crafted stories give us a sense of the daily life of a wide cast of characters. Hasan’s protagonists are, as always, inward-looking, and whimsical and vulnerable outliers. Where is their place in the new order, where have they come from and where are they going?

Quietly devastating, subtly subversive and wonderfully wry, Hasan is a home-grown talent whose stories are increasingly the good address for authentic Indian fiction.

Imprint: India Hamish Hamilton

Published: Mar/2018

ISBN: 9780143447207

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

A day in the life

Anjum Hasan
,
Anjum Hasan

Quixotic nonconformists in small towns and young newly-weds trying to keep up with the times; a forlorn retiree helpless in the face of contemporary anger and a middle-class woman’s bond with her maid. Fourteen well-crafted stories give us a sense of the daily life of a wide cast of characters. Hasan’s protagonists are, as always, inward-looking, and whimsical and vulnerable outliers. Where is their place in the new order, where have they come from and where are they going?

Quietly devastating, subtly subversive and wonderfully wry, Hasan is a home-grown talent whose stories are increasingly the good address for authentic Indian fiction.

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Anjum Hasan

Anjum Hasan is the author of three novels-The Cosmopolitans (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award), Neti Neti (shortlisted for the Hindu Best Fiction Award) and Lunatic in My Head (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award)-as well as a book of short stories, Difficult Pleasures (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award and the Hindu Best Fiction Award), and a book of poems. She lives in Bangalore.

Anjum Hasan

Anjum Hasan is the author of three novels-The Cosmopolitans (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award), Neti Neti (shortlisted for the Hindu Best Fiction Award) and Lunatic in My Head (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award)-as well as a book of short stories, Difficult Pleasures (shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award and the Hindu Best Fiction Award), and a book of poems. She lives in Bangalore.

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