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In the Company of Cheerful Ladies

By: Alexander McCall Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK, Abacus: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010482

ISBN: 0-349-11742-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 264. View more info

Bunker 13

By: Aniruddha Bahal

Price: $5.75

Publisher: London, UK, Faber and Faber Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007050

ISBN: 0-571-21742-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 368. View more info

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Maya Running

By: Anjali Bannerjee

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010564

ISBN: 0-14-333492-1

Condition: New


Mayasri Mukherjee is a bright girl with an irrepressible imagination, born in India and raised in a Canadian town. She loves the land of maple leaf and snow, but sometimes she is not sure where she belongs. The only brown-skinned teenager in her school, she cannot speak Bengali or pirouette to save her life. Just as Maya captivates the gorgeous Jamie Klassen, her beautiful cousin Pinky arrives from India. Her long shiny hair, sandalwood fragrance and magical dancing sk... View more info

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Refugees from Paradise

By: Anuradha Majumdar

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002951

ISBN: 0-14-303130-9

Condition: New


`[Anuradha Majumdar is] an excellent writer…funny, quirky, poetic.'—Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi Refugees from Paradise addresses the ultimate mystery of our times: Does Paradise still exist? In Casa Mira, an unusual house of tenants in London, Jonathan Ferry, an actor and aspiring film-maker, is hunted by a story (like an aircraft, it `tilts inside his head every morning as he wakes up'). Meanwhile, Anjali Mehra, a television journalist in New Delhi, hunts aft... View more info

Island of Infinity: Marina's Dream

By: Anuradha Majumdar

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012993

ISBN: 0-14-333513-8

Condition: New


Marina, Gautam and Tenzing first come to know of Infinity when they see a rock that turns invisible in sunlight, and are told the legend of the messenger turtle from this mysterious island. Could the island be the one wrapped in light that Marina dreams of? And when their summer holidays are disrupted by a strange man and threatening phone calls from an international arms manufacturer called Dargate, they begin to suspect that there might be some truth to the legend afte... View more info

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The Inheritors

By: Aruna Chakravarti

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003958

ISBN: 014303216X

Condition: New


From the ritual-bound household of an orthodox scholar in a small village in Bengal in 1897 to Germany and Mumbai at the turn of the new millennium, The Inheritors follows the shifting life patterns of a family through a melange of narratives, memories and characters. The unrelenting puritanism of Nyayaratna Bishnupada Deb Sharma drives his daughter Radharani to insanity and throws into sharp relief his grandson Shibkali's feeble attempt to break free. Giribala voices h... View more info

The God of Small Things

By: Arundhati Roy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001291

ISBN: 0-14-302857-X

Condition: New


‘The book keeps all the promises that it makes.?The Booker Prize Citation, 14 October 1997 ‘A novel of real ambition must invent its own language, and this one does? John Updike, The New Yorker ‘A masterpiece, utterly exceptional in every way.?Harpers and Queen ‘A banquet for all the senses we bring to reading.?Newsweek ‘A sad story, told very hilariously, very tenderly and very craftily.?The Pioneer ‘It is rare to find a book that so effectively cuts through... View more info

Vertigo

By: Ashok K. Banker

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015198

ISBN: 0-14-303234-8

Condition: New


Twenty-something Jayesh Mehta lives in Bombay with his ailing, alcoholic mother, abandoned years ago by her Gujarati businessman husband. Torn between his sense of duty towards her and his love for Tuli, his demanding girlfriend, Jay struggles to make a successful career—A small-time client-servicing executive, he secretly dreams of becoming a copywriter some day. But survival is an art Jay has yet to learn, as he finds his ambitions and romantic desires ruthlessly sti... View more info

Under a Cloud: Life in Cheerapunji, the Wettest Place on Earth

By: Binoo K. John

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001294

ISBN: 0-14-303142-2

Condition: New


‘As midnight approaches there is an aura of expectation in Cherrapunji . . . For a while even the pinpricks of light scattered here and there in the village, like stars in a constellation, seem to stop flickering. And then the rains begin.?It is rain that has made Cherra famous, and Binoo’s mission is to unravel the mystery behind the curious phenomenon which brings this area as much rain in three months as the rest of the country might not get in a whole year. But a... View more info

Servant Master Mistress

By: Boman Desai

Price: $9.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013647

ISBN: 81-86939-23-7

Condition: New


The Sanjanas had planned to enjoy the tiger cub and surrender the adult to the zoo, but no plan had been made for the adolescent. The family is breakfasting in the compound of their bungalow when the cub gets its first taste of blood from a cut on Sohrab Sanjana’s hand. Also in attendance are Daisy (Sohrab’s English wife, married when she was stranded by World War II in India); Rustom (Sohrab’s brother, infatuated by Daisy, challenging his brother for her affecti... View more info

An Iron Harvest

By: C.P. Surendran

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015383

ISBN: 81-86939-25-3

Condition: New


John is the young Che Guevara-like leader of a Maoist revolutionary organization, Red Earth, active in Kerala, India. John's classmate, Abe, has gone missing in police custody, though he is a political innocent. John suspects Abe has been tortured to death. Death in police custody was a regular feature of the dark days of the 19-month Emergency, which the then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared in a fit of pure paranoia in June 1975, the year of the story. N... View more info

A Black Englishman

By: Carolyn Slaughter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004670

ISBN: 0-374-11399-8

Condition: New


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PS, I Love You

By: Cecelia Ahern

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002983

ISBN: 000-716500-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 503. View more info

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A Place to Live: Contemporary Tamil Short Fiction

By: Dilip Kumar (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002765

ISBN: 0143031597

Condition: New


Innumerable strands of ethnic, regional and universal experiences are woven together in this collection of fine short fiction spanning four decades?960_1990—in which the short story emerged as the definitive genre of modern Tamil literature. Twenty-nine famous names are represented here—from Rajanarayanan to Paavannan and many others who have encapsulated the joys, sorrows and peculiar challenges of life in Tamil Nadu. Taken together, these stories represent a certa... View more info

Shifting Sands

By: Dominique Varma

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008070

ISBN: 0-14-303220-8

Condition: New


While working in Paris on Vedic myths of the legendary river Sarasvati which disappeared in the Indian desert, a young Indologist comes across the letters of her cousin Eliya, a dancer who died in Rajasthan. Intrigued by the hallucinatory nature of the memoirs and their surreal, dreamlike ramblings, she reconstructs the last days of Eliya's life—her loneliness within the walls of a sleepy palace surrounded by the desert, her thwarted passion in a dead-end relationship ... View more info

Soul Mountain

By: Gao Xingjian; Translated from the Chinese By Mabel Lee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, UK, Flamingo (HarperCollins): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012715

ISBN: 0-00-711923-2

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 521. View more info

A Fine Family: A Novel

By: Gurcharan Das

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016858

ISBN: 0-14-012258-3

Condition: New


Printed pages: 347. View more info

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Transmission

By: Hari Kunzru

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, UK, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003321

ISBN: 0241142687

Condition: New


Leela Zahir, Bollywood actress and temperamental star, is being catapulted from the fringes of fame into a million inboxes. Arjun Mehta, computer geek, looks up from his screen to find that he does, after all, have a role to play in the world. Guy Swift, marketing executive with his own agency, a beautiful girlfriend and a handle on modern life, is losing his grip. The message that has landed in a million inboxes has the power to destroy dreams and to make them, to hijac... View more info

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Price: $5.99

Publisher: London, UK, Arrow Books: 1997

Edition: 42nd Reprint

Seller ID: 002865

ISBN: 0-099419785

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 309. View more info

Pioneers in Canada (Pioneers of the Empire Series)

By: Harry Johnston

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034421

ISBN: 8120611527

Condition: New


Printed pages: 332 alongwith 8 colour & b/w plates. View more info

The Agony and the Ecstasy

By: Irving Stone

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Arrow Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015924

ISBN: 0-09-941627-1

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 777. View more info

Delhi: A Novel

By: Khushwant Singh

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012926

ISBN: 0-14-012619-8

Condition: New


Thus begins Khushwant Singh’s vast, erotic, irrelevant magnum opus on the city of Delhi. The principal narrator of the saga, which extends over six hundred years, is a bawdy, ageing reprobate who loves Delhi as much as he does the hijda whore Bhagmati—half man, half woman with sexual inventiveness and energy of both the sexes. Travelling through time, space and history to ‘discover?his beloved city, the narrator meets a myriad of people—poets and princes, saints ... View more info

Burial at Sea

By: Khushwant Singh

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013092

ISBN: 0-14-303261-5

Condition: New


In this, his first novella in five years, one of India’s most widely read authors returns to territories he knows best: twentieth-century Indian history, bogus religion, and sexuality. After Nehru, Victor Jai Bhagwan is Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite Indian—a brilliant young man with the temperament of a leader and fiercely committed to his country. Though Victor adores and respects Gandhi, he disagrees with the Mahatma’s vision for the future of India. He returns fr... View more info

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Kleptomania: Ten Stories

By: Manjula Padmanabhan

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002723

ISBN: 0143031139

Condition: New


In this brilliantly versatile collection of stories from the award-winning author of Harvest, the reader will encounter a range of themes, from murder mystery to science fiction. The author’s vision of a post-apocalypse future is dark, but rendered with a rich vein of irony and humour that allows us to roller-coast with her into a world where air and water and the earth itself take on new shades of meaning. Then there are the here-and-now stories of bodies turning up ... View more info

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A Letter from India: Contemporary Short Stories from Pakistan

By: Moazzam Sheikh (ed.)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002764

ISBN: 0143030493

Condition: New


A Letter from India brings together the best short fiction by some of the most important voices of Pakistani literature. Refreshing in their style and diverse in their themes, these stories—in English, and translated from Urdu and Punjabi—reflect a move away from nationalism and parochialism as they examine issues of identity, sexuality, individual freedom and interpersonal relationships. If Intizar Husain’s ‘A Letter from India?presents us with an insight into ... View more info

The HarperCollins Book of Urdu Short Stories

By: Muhammad Umar Memon (ed.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011951

ISBN: 81-7223-611-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 256. View more info

Maps for Lost Lovers

By: Nadeem Aslam

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber and Faber Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005308

ISBN: 0-571-22181-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 369. View more info

Plans for Departure

By: Nayantara Sahgal

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000568

ISBN: 81-7223-524-0

Condition: New


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Mistaken Identity

By: Nayantara Sahgal

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 000603

ISBN: 81-7223-522-4

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 196. View more info

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Indulekha

By: P. Chandumenon; Translated from Malayalam By Anitha Devasia

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007391

ISBN: 0-19-566933-9

Condition: New


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The Grip of Change and Author's Notes

By: P. Sivakami; Translated from the Tamil Pazhaiyana Kazhithalum and Asiriyar Kurippu By P. Sivakami

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015341

ISBN: 81-250-3020-4

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 215. View more info

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No Guns at My Son's Funeral

By: Paro Anand

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009959

ISBN: 81-86939-17-2

Condition: New


Aftab, a young Kashmiri boy, leads a double life. By day, he is a normal, bubbly teenager whose prime concerns are cricket, family and friends. The night holds the secrets of the life of a child, one who sneaks away to confabulate with Akram and his fledgling group of tearaway terrorists. Akram, so handsome, so exciting. But what Aftab doesn’t realize, so dangerous. Aftab is in complete awe of Akram and is willing to follow him to the ends of the earth. And Akram is mo... View more info

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The Distorted Mirror

By: R.K. Laxman

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002768

ISBN: 0143031333

Condition: New


R.K. Laxman, cartoonist par excellence, is also one of the country’s most entertaining writers. The Distorted Mirror brings together some of his best short stories, essays and travelogues. The collection begins with ‘An Accident? a most unusual mystery story where the murder weapon is a newspaper. In other stories, we are introduced to Gopal, a schoolboy in an ordinary small town that is transformed one day when the Viceroy visits; Shantha, a little girl who makes... View more info

Broken Ties (Rabindra Rachanavali Series)

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014216

ISBN: 81-7167-739-8

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 145. View more info

Hacks and Headlines: A Novel

By: Rashme Sehgal

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, IndiaInk: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014867

ISBN: 81-86939-20-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 319. View more info

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Story

By: Richard Bach

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 002979

ISBN: 81-7223-578-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 87. View more info

The Best of Roald Dahl

By: Roald Dahl

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nw Delhi, in, Penguin: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016876

ISBN: 0-14-006694-2

Condition: New


Printed pages: 367. View more info

Ka

By: Roberto Calasso; Translated from the Italian By Tim Parks

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, UK, Vintage: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019912

ISBN: 0-09-975071-6

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 444. Rubbed and scratched cover. View more info

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Girl Alone

By: Rupa Gulab

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010415

ISBN: 0-14-30333-87

Condition: New


Cough-syrup junkie, emotionally insecure intellectual snob (she’s an English literature graduate from Calcutta University), faithful advocate of the ‘Why me??brigade, Arti believes that rock bands help her get centred better than shrinks. And that large doses of D.H. Lawrence and Woody Allen dilute the emotional neediness coursing through her veins. In Bombay now, on her domineering mother’s orders to get a job or else marry a loser hand-picked from the matrimoni... View more info

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The Hidden Pool

By: Ruskin Bond

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010563

ISBN: 0-14-333487-5

Condition: New


Laurie is an English boy who moves to a hill town with his parents when his father is posted to India on work for two years. Laurie makes two new friends: Anil, the son of a local cloth merchant, and Kamal, who lost his parents during Partition and now sells buttons and shoelaces but dreams of going to college. Anil and Kamal introduce Laurie to an enchanted world of beetle races, ghosts, chaat and Holi, and he shares with them the secret pool he finds on the mountains... View more info

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The Postmaster: A Novel

By: Saad Ashraf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010554

ISBN: 014303152X

Condition: New


Ghulam Rasool is barely eight years old when his father, a superintendent in the Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department, passes away in 1901, ostensibly unable to cope with the demise of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Brought up by his spirited and pragmatic mother, Noorani Begum, Ghulam Rasool imbibes two of his father's maxims unfailingly: The British are the most intelligent race in the world, and as such they deserve unswerving loyalty. Battling tremendous odds, finan... View more info

Shame

By: Salman Rushdie

Price: $6.25

Publisher: London, UK, Vintage: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009325

ISBN: 0-09-957861-1

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 287. View more info

New Life

By: Sharmistha Mohanty

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013003

ISBN: 81-86939-21-0

Condition: New


New Life is a tale of love, of a girl growing up to be a woman in Calcutta, and of her spiritual awakening across continents. It can be read as a story of complex human relationships, evocatively interspersed with metaphorical descriptions of landscapes. A passage in the novel aptly describes the author’s intention behind her writing: ‘She wrote from, not about. She attempted to create a space, a vast space where many things could dwell at the same time, and where ea... View more info

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The Tiger Claw: A Novel

By: Shauna Singh Baldwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010412

ISBN: 0-14-303289-5

Condition: New


When her father, the Sufi mystic and musician Hazrat Inayat Khan, dies, Noor is forced to bow to her uncle’s religious literalism and ideas of feminine propriety. Yet, while at the Sorbonne, she falls in love with Armand, a Jewish pianist and composer, and when her uncle forbids her to see him, continues their relationship in secret. As the Germans invade France in 1940, Armand persuades Noor to leave him for her own safety. Noor flees with her family to England, but... View more info

Bharma's Dream

By: Shree Ghatage

Price: $12.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2006

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 014958

ISBN: 81-86939-27-X

Condition: New


Born with a rare form of anaemia, thirteen-year-old Mohini is not expected to live beyond the age of three. Mohini's condition and her impending, inevitable death is the pivot around which the characters of Brahma's Dream live out their lives. But, instead of tragedy, it is humour, the fascinating detail of events as they unfold and, ultimately, the wry and heart-warming wisdom of the girl at the centre of the story that absorbs and envelops the reader. Set in Bombay i... View more info

The Last Song of Dusk

By: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004419

ISBN: 0-67-005768-1

Condition: New


Pirouetting between laughter and tears, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi's technicolour debut tells the story of four extraordinary lives. Of Anuradha Gandharva, gifted with astonishing beauty and magical songs; of her husband, Vardhmaan, struggling with secret losses; of Nandini, a deviously alluring artist, with a penchant for panthers and walking on water; and of Shloka, the Gandharvas' delicate, disturbingly silent child. As their fates unravel in an old villa in 1920s' ... View more info

The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2006

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 014415

ISBN: 0-14-400101-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 141. View more info

The Stone Boy and Other Stories

By: Thich Nhat Hanh

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Full Circle: 1998

Edition: First Reprint

Seller ID: 000808

ISBN: 81-216-0677-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 223. View more info

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The Arrangements of Love

By: Timeri N. Murari

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002726

ISBN: 014303149X

Condition: New


Smoking a joint in the attic of his Westchester home, seventeen-year-old Nikhil Figgis finds a tattered copy of a novel called Georgetown among the folds of a red silk sari in a long-forgotten suitcase. Eleven years on, he has arrived in India armed with a stage adaptation of the novel to look for its author, who is also the father he has never known. But in India, as Nikhil discovers, destiny is master, and within a few short hours he is sucked into a whirlwind of even... View more info

The Longest Race

By: Tom Alter

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013180

ISBN: 81-86939-22-9

Condition: New


The Longest Race is a tale, a fable of skill, passion, rage, love, and finally, peace. Bahadur, a young boy, is the son of a humble watchman in the small town of Rajpur at the foothills of the Himalayas. Fame and fortune seem a far cry from the life he is destined to lead, until he wins a race in school and discovers in himself a passion for long-distance running. Morning after morning, he gets up at dawn to run ?barefoot ?in the hills. Finally, he is selected to co... View more info