Author: Dom Moraes
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0143030167
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:
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.
Gone Away: An Indian Journal
My Son's Father: An Autobiography
Never At Home: An Autobiography