Clear Light of Day

by | Publisher: Vintage
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To the family living in a shabby, dusty house in Delhi, Tara's visit brings a sharp reminder of life outside tradition. For Bim coping endlessly with their problems, there is renewal of the old jealousies for, unlike her sister, she has failed to esc ...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/01/12

Touching story of a family and a house in old Dehli -the two main female characters are brilliant-

Ha scritto il 10/03/09
Desai's sparkling portrayal draws forth the history of the split family through Bim's and Tara's reminiscence. The traumatic feeling generated from the events of their childhood is finally smoothed. The sisters forgive themselves and have the opport...Continua
Ha scritto il 19/07/08

Read an earlier edition of this book. English is superb, and Desai presents a wonderful picture of life in India. Greatly enjoyed!

Ha scritto il 17/01/07
家(home)是什麼?是有形的屋宇(house),是屋宇之內親長手足的扶持、齟齬,更是親長見背、手足各自有成後,維繫彼此的回憶。Anita Desai寫道:With her inner eye she saw how her own house and its particular history linked and contained her as well as her whole family with all their separate histories and experienc...Continua

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