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Noon - Aatish Taseer - Signed Paperback

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Set over two decades of convulsive change, Noon is the moving story of Rehan Tabassum, a young man whose heart is split across two cultures' troubled divide. Rehan's mother and her new husband are the embodiment of a dazzling, emergent India. Yet as the old, muted order of dust and shortages recedes, Rehan finds himself unmoored. With his father still a powerful shadow across the border in Pakistan, Rehan's journey begins: through lands of sudden wealth and hidden violence, in an atmosphere of political quicksand and moral danger, towards the centre of a dark, shifting world. Noon is a startling and incisive novel from a brilliant young writer, uniquely placed to bear witness to some of the most urgent questions of our times. Praise for The Temple Goers 'Naipaul's praise is rare enough to be notable; and Taseer lives up to it . . . among the sharpest and best-written fictions about contemporary India' Independent 'A coolly accomplished, pulsating account of modern-day Delhi' Guardian

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Author(s):
Taseer, Aatish
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330540416
ISBN-13:
9780330540414
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
Picador

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Set over two decades of convulsive change, Noon is the moving story of Rehan Tabassum, a young man whose heart is split across two cultures' troubled divide. Rehan's mother and her new husband are the embodiment of a dazzling, emergent India. Yet as the old, muted order of dust and shortages recedes, Rehan finds himself unmoored. With his father still a powerful shadow across the border in Pakistan, Rehan's journey begins: through lands of sudden wealth and hidden violence, in an atmosphere of political quicksand and moral danger, towards the centre of a dark, shifting world. Noon is a startling and incisive novel from a brilliant young writer, uniquely placed to bear witness to some of the most urgent questions of our times. Praise for The Temple Goers 'Naipaul's praise is rare enough to be notable; and Taseer lives up to it . . . among the sharpest and best-written fictions about contemporary India' Independent 'A coolly accomplished, pulsating account of modern-day Delhi' Guardian

Signed on title page.

Author(s):
Taseer, Aatish
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330540416
ISBN-13:
9780330540414
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
Picador

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