Diamond Dust: Stories

Diamond Dust: Stories

Anita Desai


Upon the hot e-book of Fasting, Feasting, critics raved approximately Anita Desai: "Desai is greater than clever; she's an indisputable genius" (Washington submit ebook World). The Wall road magazine referred to as Fasting, Feasting "poignant, penetrating . . . a excellent novel, " whereas the Boston Globe celebrated Desai's "beautiful literary universe." Now, during this richly different assortment, Desai trains her luminous highlight on inner most universes, stretching from India to New England, from Cornwall to Mexico. Skillfully navigating the fault strains among social legal responsibility and private loyalties, the lads and ladies in those 9 stories set out on trips that all at once transcend the faded -- or unusually lead them again to the place they begun from. within the mischievous name tale, a liked puppy brings not anything yet catastrophe to his obsessed grasp; in different stories, outdated friendships and kin ties fan the flames of buried emotions, hard both renewed dedication or get away. And within the ultimate beautiful tale, a tender girl discovers a brand new form of freedom in Delhi's rooftop community.
along with her trademark "perceptiveness, delicacy of language, and sharp wit" (Salman Rushdie) in complete proof the following, Anita Desai once more gloriously confirms that she is "India's most interesting author in English" (Independent).

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