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The Resource Night theatre, Vikram Paralkar

Night theatre, Vikram Paralkar

Label
Night theatre
Title
Night theatre
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Paralkar
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As dusk approaches, a former surgeon goes about closing up his dilapidated clinic in rural India. His day, like all his days, has been long and hard. His medical supplies arrive late if at all, the electrics in the clinic threaten to burn out at any minute, and his overseer, a corrupt government official, blackmails and extorts him. It is thankless work, but the surgeon has long given up any hope of reward in this life. That night, as the surgeon completes his paperwork, he is visited by a family - a teacher, his heavily pregnant wife and their young son. Victims of a senseless attack, they reveal to the surgeon wounds that they could not possibly have survived. And so the surgeon finds himself faced with a preposterous task: to mend the wounds of the dead family before sunrise so that they may return to life. But this is not the only challenge laid before the surgeon, and as the night unfolds he realises his future is tied more closely to that of the dead family than he could have imagined. At once dustily realist and magically unreal, Night Theatre is a powerful fable about the miracles we ask of doctors, and the fine line they negotiate between life and death
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Cataloging source
YDX
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Paralkar, Vikram
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Surgeons
  • Death
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
Night theatre, Vikram Paralkar
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
000065142541
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9781788161329
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019012167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048446081
Label
Night theatre, Vikram Paralkar
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
000065142541
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9781788161329
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019012167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048446081

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