Such A Long Journey

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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1991, ‘Such a Long Way’ is set in Bombay against the backdrop of war in the Indian subcontinent and the birth of Bangladesh. The novel examines the way in which the conflict impinges on the lives of an Indian family.

ISBN: 9780571230570 Author: Mistry, Rohinton Publisher: Faber and Faber Publication Date: 19th October 2006 Imprint: Faber & Faber Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:22) Pages: 339 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

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 the brilliant first novel by one of the most remarkable writers to have emerged from the Indian literary tradition in many years. It was shortlisted for the 1991 Booker Prize, and won the 1992 Commonwealth Writers Prize.

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