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ISBN: 0613557093 / ISBN-13: 9780613557092

A Fine Balance


Set in mid-1970s India, "A Fine Balance" is a subtle and compelling narrative about four unlikely characters who come together in circumstances no ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.667


by CHANTAL G on Mar 17, 2011

This book is fantastic. Definitely a book to read if you plan on traveling to India or even if you don't. Stirring, magnifying, disturbing and heartfelt all at the same time. More


A Dive into the Indian Culture

by fiddler on Aug 17, 2008

I have never read a more recent book that can so accurately, subtly, and naturally portray a certain culture while still maintaining a universal appeal. Excellent! It's a long read, yes, but it is long and sweet. The characters are memorable and the way Mistry has with words is welcoming. It's the ... More


Elegant prose & Insightul storytelling

by readtome on Apr 3, 2007

This wonderfully written novel is a triumph for author Rohinton Mistry - most certainly his best book. His characters are beautifully developed and will remain in your consciousness for years after you've read the last page. This story will open your heart and mind to the terrible and awesome mosaic ... More

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