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A State of Freedom

A State of Freedom
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A State of Freedom
  • ISBN: 9780670090150
  • Total Pages: 288 Pages
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book Language: English
  • Available Book Formats:Hardcover
  • Year: 2017
  • Publication Date: 2017-07-01
  • Brand: Penguin Books Limited
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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 By Penguin Books Limited
Author Neel Mukherjee
ISBN-13 9780670090150
Edition 1st Edition
Format Hardback
Language English
Pages 288 Pages
Publication Date 2017-07-01
Publication Year 2017

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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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