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A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry

With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea. The government has just declared a State of Emergency, in whose upheavals four strangers--a spirited widow...
Publish Date
1997
January 1
First Published in 1995
Goodreads rating
4.36
ISBN
9781400030651
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Aug 08, 2010
Now, on 2 more studious & sensible topics...reading an INCREDIBLE book "A Fine Balance" Set n 1970's India. WOW! a gift from some1 @ a show!     source
A Dickensian novel that captures the essence of being poor in urban India in ways extraordinary and deeply human.     source