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    DescriptionIn the foothills of the Himalayas sits a once grand, now crumbling house - home to three people and a dog. There is the retired judge dreaming of colonial yesterdays; his orphaned granddaughter Sai who has fallen for her clever maths tutor; the cook, whose son Biju writes untruthful letters home from New York City; and Mutt, the judge's beloved dog. Around the house swirls mountain mist - but also the forces of revolution and change. For a new world is clashing with the old, and the future offers both hope and betrayal ...


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    Title
    The Inheritance of Loss
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kiran Desai
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141027289
    ISBN 10: 0141027282
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC
    Libri: ENGM1010
    DC22: 813.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: INDI3710, NEPA5000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971, and was educated in India, in England, and the United States. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard and The Inheritance of Loss, which won the Man Booker Prize in 2006.
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