The House Of Blue Mangoes: A Novel

March 4, 2003|
The House Of Blue Mangoes: A Novel by David Davidar
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In 1899, in the south Indian village of Chevathar, Solomon Dorai is contemplating the imminent destruction of his world and everything he holds dear. As the thalaivar, or headman, of Chevathar, he seeks to preserve the village from both catastrophe and change, and the decisions he makes will mark his family for generations to come.

A gripping family chronicle, The House of Blue Mangoes spans nearly half a century and three generations of the Dorai family as they search for their place in a rapidly changing society. The novel brings vividly to life a small corner of India, while offering a stark indictment of colonialism and reflecting with great poignancy on the inexorable social transformations of the subcontinent.

Title:The House Of Blue Mangoes: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:432 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:432 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.98 in
Published:March 4, 2003
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060936785

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