A Fine Balance
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...
Aug 08, 2010Now, 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