A Fine Balance
by Rohinton Mistry
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Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Size: 8vo-over 7Â¾"-9Â¾" tall; Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean and unmarked card cover, trace of wear to corners, light crease down hinge where cover opens for reading; spine has a light crease mark. Internals very clean, free from any markings, no creases. Tight glued binding. A masterpiece work, winner of many awards: The Giler prize, The Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, The Royal Society of Literature's Winifred Holtby Award and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The story is set in the mid-1970s India and tells the story of four unlikey people whose lives come together during a time of political turmoil soon after the government declares a "State of Internal Emergency". Written with compassion, humor, and insight. 713 pages. 1.8 x 5.4 x 8.5 inches. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1997.