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A State of Freedom

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A State of Freedom
  • Stock Status: In Stock.
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
  • ISBN-13:  9780670090150
  • Total Pages:  288 Pages
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book Language:  English
  • Available Book Formats: Hardcover
  • Year:  2017
  • Publication Date:  2017-07-01
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What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into? A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century-displacement and migration-but not as you imagine them. Five characters, in very different circumstances-from a domestic cook in Mumbai to a vagrant and his dancing bear, and a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-find out the meanings of dislocation, and the desire for more. Moving between the reality of this world and the shadow of another, this novel of multiple narratives-formally daring, fierce but full of pity-delivers a devastating and haunting exploration of the unquenchable human urge to strive for a different life...
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Sold ByPenguin Books Limited
AuthorNeel Mukherjee
ISBN-139780670090150
Edition1st Edition
FormatHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Pages288 Pages
Publication Date (YYYY-MM-DD)2017-07-01
Publication Year2017

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A State of Freedom

What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into? A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century-displacement and migration-but not as you imagine them. Five characters, in very different circumstances-from a domestic cook in Mumbai to a vagrant and his dancing bear, and a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-find out the meanings of dislocation, and the desire for more. Moving between the reality of this world and the shadow of another, this novel of multiple narratives-formally daring, fierce but full of pity-delivers a devastating and haunting exploration of the unquenchable human urge to strive for a different life.
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