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The Resource All the lives we never lived, Anuradha Roy

All the lives we never lived, Anuradha Roy

Label
All the lives we never lived
Title
All the lives we never lived
Statement of responsibility
Anuradha Roy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman" - so begins the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, who is driven to rebel against tradition and follow her artist's instinct for freedom. Freedom of a different kind is in the air across India. The fight against British rule is reaching a critical turn. The Nazis have come to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, two strangers arrive in Gayatri's town, opening up for her the vision of other possible lives. What took Myshkin's mother from India to Dutch-held Bali in the 1930s, ripping a knife through his comfortingly familiar environment? Excavating the roots of the world in which he was abandoned, Myshkin comes to understand the connections between anguish at home and a war-torn universe overtaken by patriotism. Anuradha Roy's enthralling novel is a powerful parable for our times, telling the story of men and women trapped in a dangerous era uncannily similar to the present. Impassioned, elegiac, and gripping, it brims with the same genius that has brought Roy's earlier fiction international renown
Summary
A novel set from World War II India through the present day and following a son's quest to uncover the story of his freedom-craving, rebellious artist mother
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10738588
Cataloging source
VPPLS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roy, Anuradha
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • India
  • Women
  • Wives
  • Families
  • Life change events
  • Mothers and sons
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women artists
  • Women
  • India
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
All the lives we never lived, Anuradha Roy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000062366479
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780857058164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1001446678
Label
All the lives we never lived, Anuradha Roy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000062366479
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780857058164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1001446678

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