Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's A Backward Place PDF

By Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

ISBN-10: 0349142750

ISBN-13: 9780349142753

ISBN-10: 0671683411

ISBN-13: 9780671683412

Six vibrant, comedian characters inhabit A Backward position. All yet one are Westerners who've come to Delhi to event another lifestyle. yet, faraway from being hippies, their skill to conform to this unique tradition frequently leaves whatever to be wanted. Etta, an aristocratic, pale attractiveness keeps her Parisian stylish whereas Clarissa talks enthusiastically in regards to the basic existence yet stops in need of ever roughing it herself. however Bal, the only Indian protagonist, holds relatively Western aspirations to Hollywood glamour.

A Backward position humorously explores contradictions in attitudes and life and the interaction among tradition and individuality. however it can also be a Dickensian drama, charting the highs and lows of lifestyle opposed to the mesmerizing backdrop of a bustling Indian city.

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