Книга: Neel Mukherjee «The Lives of Others»

The Lives of Others

"Ma, I feel exhausted with consuming, with taking and grabbing and using. I am so bloated that I feel I cannot breathe any more. I am leaving to find some air, some place where I shall be able to purge myself, push back against the life given me and make my own. I feel I live in a borrowed house. It’s time to find my own… Forgive me…" Calcutta, 1967. Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all he leaves behind before disappearing is this note… The ageing patriarch and matriarch of his family, the Ghoshes, preside over their large household, unaware that beneath the barely ruffled surface of their lives the sands are shifting. More than poisonous rivalries among sisters-in-law, destructive secrets, and the implosion of the family business, thisis a family unravelling as the society around it fractures. For this is a moment of turbulence,...

Издательство: "Chatto&Windus" (2014)

Формат: 155x235, 528 стр.

ISBN: 9780701186302, 978-0-701-18630-2, 9780701186296

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