Heat and Dust - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Reviews
Description:ISBN 0719561779 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 192 Pages / Book is published 2003-10-13 by John Murray
Newest Review: ... only play the piano and arrange pretty flowers? It would not suit me I am afraid. Olivia's character was developed ... more
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by - written on 30/08/11, updated on 14/03/12 (Very useful, 124 readings)
INTRODUCTION Firstly, many thanks to Sue (Catsholiday) for reviewing so beautifully and introducing me to this book. I have never visited India but the country and culture fascinate me - this book appealed to me because of the location and the intriguing story that it promised to tell. The title did not reveal much to me but it soon became obvious of it's relevance. I looked forward to immersing myself in this prize winning novel. SYNOPSIS 1923 and bored Olivia is living in the district of Satipur with her husband, Douglas, who is a civil servant. Blonde, attractive and desperate for entertainment Olivia finds herself becoming increasingly attracted ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/08/11 (Very useful, 44 readings)
'Heat and Dust' by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Published by John Murray ISBN: 978-0719561771 WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS BOOK? This was a book I picked up in one of those bookshops that have ends of line books. I was attracted to it firstly by the author's name which sounded Indian and I love books set in India and also by the beautiful picture on the front cover. I know you shouldn't judge a book by its cover but there must be a reason why the publishers spend so long selecting the right images and in this case it worked for me. The picture shows an old style Indian exotic building with a street scene in front of it that couldn't be anywhere else except ... Read the complete review
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