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My Nine Lives - Chapters of a Possible Past
My Nine Lives - Chapters of a Possible Past

My Nine Lives - Chapters of a Possible Past

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

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Language

English

Publisher

John Murray

ISBN

0719567602 - Year: 2004 - Pages: 277

Binding

Paperback

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: John Murray
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 277
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0719567602

Description

Ruth is a novelist of unequalled insight, grace and emotional power. This book represents a new and fascinating strand in her outstanding canon of work: as she says, "potentially autobiographical".

In this, her most personal book, she brilliantly explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an alternative life?

PRAISE FOR JHABVALA'S PREVIOS WORKS:

Each work has her hallmark of balance, subtlety, wry humor and beauty.
- New York Times Book Review

A writer of genius . . A writer of world class .. A master storyteller.
- Sunday Times

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