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India: A fine balance by Rohinton Mistry

Thanks for voting our poll on a book set in India! And the winner is:

*** A fine balance by Rohinton Mistry ***
Set in mid-1970s India, this novel is a subtle and compelling narrative about four unlikely characters who come together in circumstances no one could have foreseen soon after the government declares a 'State of Internal Emergency'. It is a breathtaking achievement: panoramic yet humane, intensely political yet rich with local delight; and, above all, compulsively readable.

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You're more than welcome to join us anyway. Hope to see you all!


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  • Lisa S.

    It's been a while, but those of you who enjoyed it may also enjoy this radio adaptation of it by the BBC. (Thanks to Kieran for bringing this to my attention.)

    March 31, 2015

  • liza m.

    I am at cafe krum at the bar.

    1 · October 22, 2013

  • Eliza

    Sorry, stuck at work so will need to miss tonight. Hope to make it next time!

    October 22, 2013

  • May B.

    I will do everything possible to attend as I love this book -but I probably won't be able to come before 9 pm...

    October 21, 2013

  • Kieran

    Has there been location been decided for this Meet Up?

    October 17, 2013

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