First Proof 2005

First Proof 2005 : The Penguin Book of New Writing from India

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The Penguin Book of New Writing from India 2005 An anthology of new writing and new writers, and established writers writing in a new genre-First Proof showcases original and brilliant non-fiction and fiction.

The collection includes works in progress, essays, short stories, and a graphic short. Among the nonfiction in this volume is an account of a childhood in boarding school, a portrait of Naipaul on his first visit to India in the 60s, reportage on Sri Lanka, the RSS, a don in Bihar, an essay on the Bollywood vamp, and glimpses of Kashmir. Fiction includes themes of incest, suicide, love, lust, familial bonds, human relationships, loneliness, dysfunctional people, and a graphic vignette with London as a backdrop.
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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 25.4mm | 417.3g
  • Penguin Books India
  • New Delhi, India
  • English
  • 0143032445
  • 9780143032441
  • 2,231,900

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