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This Time of Morning
This Time of Morning

This Time of Morning

by Nayantara Sahgal

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Language

English

Publisher

Kali/Zubaan

ISBN

8186706283 - Year: 2000 - Pages: 233

Binding

Paperback

Nayantara Sahgal
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Author: Nayantara Sahgal
Publisher: Kali/Zubaan
Year: 2000
Language: English
Pages: 233
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186706283

Description

A rivettingly prescient novel.

First published in 1965, This Time of Morning is set in the early post-Independence years, when a new republic eagerly looks forward to a future full of hope. Rakesh, a young foreign service officer, who had grown up at a time when young men were ardent nationalists, returns to Delhi after a six-year absence to find many changes. He meets the new Advisor on Foreign Affairs, the controversial Kalyan Sinha, and is once again drawn to the magnetic personality of the politician whose ruthless manipulations are, in a way, precursor of the moral corruption in the years to come.

COMMENT:

I am amazed at her grasp of the political scene, the interweaving and cross-currents of motives and persons, and their truth. This is Delhi true as its own dust. - Rumer Godden

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