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Seven Summers : A Memoir
Seven Summers : A Memoir

Seven Summers : A Memoir

by Mulk Raj Anand

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin

ISBN

014-400018-0 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 240

Binding

Paperback

Mulk Raj Anand

Author: Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 240
ISBN/UPC (if available): 014-400018-0

Description

This work, first drafted when Mulk Raj Anand was a student at London University but not published till 1951, recreates the events and feelings of the first seven years of the writer's life, or what he called his 'half unconscious and half conscious childhood'.

First of the seven volumes of autobiographical fiction that Anand conceptualized but never completed, this book is full of memorable scenes and people observed through the eyes of a child. The most impressive of them all being the Coronation Durbar in Delhi to which our young hero is smuggled wrapped in a blanket so that the Sahibs might not object to the presence of 'so discordant an element into so gorgeous a ceremony'.

This edition of Seven Summers is a special reissue of the classic autobiography to commemorate Anand's birth centenary.

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