The Space Between Us: A Novel

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2009

byThrity Umrigar

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“This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.” —Washington Post Book World
 
“Bracingly honest.” —New York Times Book Review
 
The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar’scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver’s ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.

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“This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.” —Washington Post Book World  “Bracingly honest.” —New York Times Book Review  The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycap...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061752606

ISBN - 13:9780061752605

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just ok. I was expecting more from this story. Guess I've been spoiled by A Fine Balance and The Kite Runner. I felt so dissatisfied by the ending.
Date published: 2015-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The space between us Real lives and circumstances. The characters rich and human with their flaws, weaknesses and strengths. One of the best books l have read in some time.
Date published: 2015-06-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The Space Between Us Relatively simple but enjoyable story.
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Space Between Us Excellent from start to finish.
Date published: 2013-07-04