A fine balance is the second novel by rohinton mistryset in an unidentified city in india, initially in 1975 and later in 1984 during the turmoil of the emergency the book concerns four characters from varied backgrounds – dina dalal, ishvar darji, his nephew omprakash darji and the young student maneck kohlah – who come together and develop a bond. Rohinton mistry: rohinton mistry , indian-born canadian writer whose works—in turns poignant, stark, and humorous—explored the everyday lives of indian parsis (descendants of persian zoroastrians) like many of the characters in his stories, mistry was of parsi origin he obtained a degree in mathematics and. Rohinton mistry is considered to be one of the foremost authors of indian heritage writing in english residing in brampton, ontario, canada, mistry belo. A fine balance has 111,492 ratings and 7,809 reviews z said: i stayed up all night to finish this book, because the climax is simply unputdownable i.
A fine balance by rohinton mistry 603 pp new york: alfred a knopf $26 those who continue to harp on the inevitable decline of the novel ought to hold off for a while the unique task of the.
Rohinton mistry is considered to be one of the foremost authors of indian heritage writing in english residing in brampton, ontario, canada, mistry belongs to the parsi zoroastrian religious minority. Rohinton mistry cm (born 3 july 1952) is an indian-born canadian writer he was awarded the neustadt international prize for literature in 2012. Quiet spoken, modest and absolutely sure of himself, rohinton mistry put a kibosh on our interview, unwittingly upsetting the balance of my carefully laid plans.
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