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A Variety of Absences
A Variety of Absences

A Variety of Absences

by Dom Moraes

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin

ISBN

0143030167 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 627

Binding

Paperback

Dom Moraes

Author: Dom Moraes
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 627
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0143030167

Description

This omnibus edition brings together three classic autobiographical books by Dom Moraes, a poet and prose writer of near iconic status in India.

Gone Away, My Son's Father and Never at Home, each published to immense critical acclaim, constitute a fascinating story of a young man's passage form a traumatic childhood and adoleseense to manhood, surviving early fame, alcohol, strange exiles and difficult loves. In the tradition of the great literary biographies, these memoirs, available for the first time in a single volume, transform remembered fact into memorable art.

PRAISE FOR DOM MORAES MEMOIRS:

GONE AWAY
Intelligent, irreverent, superbly written and witty.
-E M Forster in the Sunday Observer

MY SON'S FATHER
A minor classic.
-Stephen Spender in the New York Times

NEVER AT HOME
Never at Home is a remarkable book, Dom Moraes is a superb writer.
-S Krishnan in the Hindu

Moraes is not only indisputably the greatest living Indian poet working in English, he is also probably the finest prose stylist writing anywhere in the subcontinent.
-William Dalrymple

Contents

Introduction

Gone Away: An Indian Journal

My Son's Father: An Autobiography

Never At Home: An Autobiography

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