An Atlas of Impossible Longing

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The story is of three generations of an Indian family, brilliantly told, in which a sensitive and intelligent foundling boy orphan who is casteless and without religion and Bakul, the motherless granddaughter of the house, grow up together. The boy, Mukunda, spends his time as a servant in the house or reading the books of Mrs Barnum, an Anglo-Englishwoman whose life was saved long ago by Bakul's grandmother, by now demented by loneliness. Mrs Barnum gives Mukunda the run of her house, but as he and Bakul grow, they become ...

An Atlas of Impossible Longing 2011, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781451608625

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An Atlas of Impossible Longing 2009, MacLehose Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781847247643

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An Atlas of Impossible Longing 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

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An Atlas of Impossible Longing 2008, Picador USA

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An Atlas of Impossible Longing 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847244789

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