A Fine Balance

A Fine Balance

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A remarkable novel of life in modern India, A Fine Balance takes place in 1975, when the Indian government has just declared a State of Emergency. As a result, four strangers -- a young student, a spirited widow, and two tailors who have fled the caste violence of their native village -- have been thrust together, forced to share a cramped apartment and an uncertain future. As the characters move from distrust to friendship to love, A Fine Balance creates an enduring panorama of the human spirit in an inhuman state.
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ISBN: 9780771060540

Published Date: April 1, 1997

Publisher: Emblem Editions

Language: English

Page Count: 713

Size: 8.45" l x 5.36" w x 1.61" h

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Fiction