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    Description"Such a Long Journey" is set in (what was then) Bombay against the backdrop of war in the Indian subcontinent and the birth of Bangladesh, telling the story of the peculiar way in which the conflict impinges on the lives of Gustad Noble, an ordinary man, and his family. It was shortlisted for the 1991 Booker Prize, and won the 1992 Commonwealth Writers Prize.


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    Title
    Such a Long Journey
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rohinton Mistry
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571245888
    ISBN 10: 0571245889
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: INDI3710
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition statement
    Special 80th birthday edition
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Fiction
    Publication date
    07 May 2009
    Author Information
    Rohinton Mistry was born in 1952 and grew up in Bombay, India, where he also attended university. In 1975 he emigrated to Canada. His debut novel, Such a Long Journey (1991) was made into an acclaimed feature film in 1998. His second novel, A Fine Balance (1995), won many prestigious awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and the Giller Prize, as well as being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize. His collection of short stories, Tales from Firozsha Baag, was published in 1987. In 2002 Faber published Mistry's third novel, Family Matters, which was longlisted for the 2002 Man Booker Prize.