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Between the assassinations
VerfasserIn: Adiga, Aravind
Verfasserangabe: Aravind Adiga
Jahr: 2009
Verlag: London, Atlantic Books
Mediengruppe: Buch
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On India's south-western coast, between Goa and Calicut, lies Kittur - a small, nondescript every town. Aravind Adiga acts as our guide to the town, mapping overlapping lives of Kittur's residents. Here, an illiterate Muslim boy working at the train station finds himself tempted by an Islamic terrorist; a bookseller is arrested for selling a copy of "The Satanic Verses"; a rich, spoiled, half-caste student decides to explode a bomb in school; a sexologist has to find a cure for a young boy who may have AIDS. What emerges is the moral biography of an Indian town and a group portrait of ordinary Indians in a time of extraordinary transformation, over the seven-year period between the assassinations of Prime Minister Gandhi and her son Rajiv.
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VerfasserIn: Adiga, Aravind
VerfasserInnenangabe: Aravind Adiga
Jahr: 2009
Verlag: London, Atlantic Books
Systematik: FS.E, DR
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 1-8488-7122-8
Beschreibung: 351 S.
Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Dt. u.d. T.: Zwischen den Attentaten
Mediengruppe: Buch