Friday, April 29, 2011

Anuradha Roy's Book The Folded Earth

Here's Manju Kak's review of Anuradha Roy's The Folded Earth. When I saw the word Roy I thought the other Roy had come out with another novel. Alas, alack, not to be. Excerpt:

As with An Atlas of Impossible Longing, Roy unravels the small-town terrain with certitude. At one level, her prose is a dirge for the Kumaon hills. At another, a Pickwickian humour infuses it with robust charm.

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