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October Book Discussion - "A Fine Balance" by Rohinton Mistry

With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea. The government has just declared a State of Emergency, in whose upheavals four strangers--a spirited widow, a young student uprooted from his idyllic hill station, and two tailors who have fled the caste violence of their native village--will be thrust together, forced to share one cramped apartment and an uncertain future.

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  • Patti

    I had to attend a school meeting and not sure when we will be finished.
    If it is not too late, I will try to be there.

    October 8, 2013

  • Shemesh

    Good morning unfortunately I will not be joining you all today. I hope to see you all next time have fun!

    October 8, 2013

  • Julie F.

    Sorry I won't be able to make it tomorrow. Hope you have a great discussion!

    October 7, 2013

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