Broken Republic Three Essays

Heftet / 2012 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780241956977
Publisert
2012
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Penguin Books Ltd
Aldersnivå
05, 06, U, P
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Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
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240
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428 gr
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189 mm
Bredde
142 mm
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13 mm
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Broken Republic Three Essays

Heftet / 2012 / Engelsk
Three new essays by India's fiercest, most outspoken and fearless political activistWar has spread from the borders of India to the forests in the very heart of the country. Combining brilliant analysis and reportage by one of India's iconic writers, Broken Republic examines the nature of progress and development in the emerging global superpower, and asks fundamental questions about modern civilization itself. In three incisive essays Roy lays bare the corruption at the centre of government and industry, explores life with the Maoist guerrilla movement and reveals the thwarted search for justice and democracy in India.
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Features three essays that examine the nature of progress and development in the emerging global superpower, and asks fundamental questions about modern civilization itself. This title explores life with the Maoist guerrilla movement and reveals the thwarted search for justice and democracy in India.
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She is a natural rebel . . . Roy's version of India is uncompromising . . . She is the insider on the outside, part of a movement and yet, as a writer, inevitably alone - the individual at the heart of a crowd * New Statesman *Her prose is vivid and poetic: witty wordplay interspersed with biting satire * Independent *Scalpel-sharp wit and insight * Express Tribune (Karachi Edition) *A fine piece of reportage . . . The language is lyrical but Roy's critique is excoriating * Scotsman Magazine *
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Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1997 and has been translated into more than forty languages, and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2017. Roy has also published several works of non-fiction, including The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers and Broken Republic. She lives in Delhi..
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ISBN13
9780241956977
Publisert
2012
Utgiver
Vendor
Penguin Books Ltd
Aldersnivå
05, 06, U, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
240
Vekt
428 gr
Høyde
189 mm
Bredde
142 mm
Tykkelse
13 mm
Se alle
Forfatter

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