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  • Published: 28 August 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141925738
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

The Inheritance of Loss




Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006

In the foothills of the Himalayas sits a once grand, now crumbling house - home to three people and a dog. There is the retired judge dreaming of colonial yesterdays; his orphaned granddaughter Sai who has fallen for her clever maths tutor; the cook, whose son Biju writes untruthful letters home from New York City; and Mutt, the judge's beloved dog.

Around the house swirls mountain mist - but also the forces of revolution and change. For a new world is clashing with the old, and the future offers both hope and betrayal ...

  • Published: 28 August 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141925738
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971, and was educated in India, in England, and the United States. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard and The Inheritance of Loss.

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