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Brothers

Brothers

Manju Kapur
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The story of Tapti Gaina is intimately linked with the lives of two brothers, in a narrative that spans eighty years. Exploring caste, student politics, the freedom struggle and the Emergency, Brothers traces the history of the Gaina family, beginning with their village origins across the emerging metropolis of Ajmer and ending in Jaipur, the seat of provincial power. It is a masterful portrayal of aspiration, desire, betrayal and anguish enacted against the shifting terrain of family and community

Imprint: India Viking

Published: Oct/2016

ISBN: 9780143429142

Length : 384 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

Brothers

Manju Kapur

The story of Tapti Gaina is intimately linked with the lives of two brothers, in a narrative that spans eighty years. Exploring caste, student politics, the freedom struggle and the Emergency, Brothers traces the history of the Gaina family, beginning with their village origins across the emerging metropolis of Ajmer and ending in Jaipur, the seat of provincial power. It is a masterful portrayal of aspiration, desire, betrayal and anguish enacted against the shifting terrain of family and community

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Paperback / Hardback

Manju Kapur

Manju Kapur is the author of six novels. Her first, Difficult Daughters, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book (Eurasia Section). The Immigrant was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.

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