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A Fine Family

A Fine Family

A Novel

Das Gurcharan
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Gurcharan Das
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This majestic novel by the author of India Unbound is the extraordinary chronicle, rich in passion and incident, of a Punjabi family that is uprooted from its settled existence in Lyallpur by the violence of Partition and forced to flee to India. Everything is lost in the transition, but when a son is born into the family, hopes revive of rebuilding the family’s fortunes, the efforts towards which mirror those of India itself as it struggles to build itself anew.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Oct/2019

ISBN: 9780140122589

Length : 348 Pages

MRP : ₹450.00

A Fine Family

A Novel

Das Gurcharan
,
Gurcharan Das

This majestic novel by the author of India Unbound is the extraordinary chronicle, rich in passion and incident, of a Punjabi family that is uprooted from its settled existence in Lyallpur by the violence of Partition and forced to flee to India. Everything is lost in the transition, but when a son is born into the family, hopes revive of rebuilding the family’s fortunes, the efforts towards which mirror those of India itself as it struggles to build itself anew.

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Das Gurcharan

Gurcharan Das is a renowned author, commentator and thought leader. He is the author of two bestsellers, India Unbound and The Difficulty of Being Good, which are volumes one and two of a trilogy on life's goals, of which Kama: The Riddle of Desire is the third.
His other literary works include a novel, A Fine Family, a collection of plays for the theatre, Three Plays, and a book of essays, The Elephant Paradigm. His last book, India Grows at Night was on the Financial Times' best books for 2013. He is general editor for Penguin's multivolume 'Story of Indian Business'. He studied philosophy at Harvard University and was CEO, Procter & Gamble India, before he became a full-time writer. He writes a regular column for six Indian newspapers, including the Times of India and occasional pieces for the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs and New York Times.
He lives with his wife in Delhi.

Gurcharan Das

Gurcharan Das is a renowned author, commentator and thought leader. He is the author of two bestsellers, India Unbound and The Difficulty of Being Good, which are volumes one and two of a trilogy on life’s goals, of which Kama: The Riddle of Desire is the third. His other literary works include a novel, A Fine Family, a collection of plays for the theatre, Three Plays, and a book of essays, The Elephant Paradigm. His recent book India Grows at Night was on the Financial Times’ list of best books of 2013. He is general editor for Penguin’s multivolume Story of Indian Business series. He studied philosophy at Harvard University and was CEO, Procter & Gamble India, before he became a full-time writer. He writes a regular column for six Indian newspapers, including the Times of India, and occasional pieces for the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs and New York Times. He lives with his wife in Delhi.

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