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Dreams of Rivers and Seas

«The originality, power and sheer prolificacy of Parks's production makes the work of his British contemporaries appear trite... His prose can be sparse and lucid, or almost manically convoluted, although beyond the fierce and questioning intelligence are both humour and artfully constructed and invariably gripping plots... In other words it's a big, easily readable book - though with a solidly intellectual core - more than ripe for big prizes»

Independent on Sunday

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A novel of India from one of England's finest writers

Detaljer

Forlag
Vintage
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
448
ISBN
9780099513360
Utgivelsesår
2009
Format
20 x 13 cm

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«The originality, power and sheer prolificacy of Parks's production makes the work of his British contemporaries appear trite... His prose can be sparse and lucid, or almost manically convoluted, although beyond the fierce and questioning intelligence are both humour and artfully constructed and invariably gripping plots... In other words it's a big, easily readable book - though with a solidly intellectual core - more than ripe for big prizes»

Independent on Sunday

«A brave book...he shows with this novel, he intimately understands the Western condition, its complexity and fragility»

Nirpal Dhaliwal, Evening Standard

«Enormously powerful... fiercely intelligent... a gripping and ambiguous novel»

The Times

«A rapidly unfolding mystery that hints at suicide, murder and madness, and builds to a wrenching climax... haunting and accomplished... The finale is unexpected and terrifying»

Guardian

«In the tradition of British writing about India, this novel is a rich, unexpected variation, and a considerable addition»

Amit Chaudhuri, Financial Times

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