Family Matters

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Nariman Vakeel, a 79-year-old Parsi widower, beset by Parkinson's disease and haunted by memories of the past, lives in a once-elegant apartment with his two middle-aged stepchildren. When his condition worsens he is forced to take up residence with ...Continua
Ian Hodgson
Ha scritto il 22/07/11
Longish, but a masterpiece of the genre
Mistry's previous novel, 'A very fine balance', was a great insight into the lives of people living in Mumbai (Bombay). This takes a similar, but distinct slant, tracking the shenanigans within a family with a complex history channeling Ibsen. Great...Continua
Andy Neads
Ha scritto il 30/01/08

Story of the lives of a Parsi family in Bombay. The characters are beautifully drawn, and the book is suffused with compassion.

Annam_Mathews
Ha scritto il 23/06/06
I loved this book

Family matters is the story of a Parsi family set in Mumbai, India but it is not just about them. It is also the story of Bombay and the spirit and strength of people there. A great read.


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