Publication Date: 05/04/2018 ISBN: 9780571336081 Category:

Ghachar Ghochar

Vivek Shanbhag

Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 05/04/2018 ISBN: 9780571336081 Category:
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In this masterful novel by the acclaimed Indian writer Vivek Shanbhag, a close-knit family is delivered from near-destitution to sudden wealth after a miraculous change in fortune. As the narrator, along with his sister, his parents, and his uncle move from a cramped shack to a larger house and encounter new-found wealth, the family dynamics begin to shift. As the dream of middle-class, aspirational living comes true, allegiances and desires realign; marriages are arranged and begin to falter; and conflict brews ominously in the background.

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