Resultados para: kiran desai
In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge’s cook watches over her...
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,...sob encomenda
The Inheritance of Losssob encomenda
Winner of the 2006 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for her second novel The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai is one of the most talented writers of her generation. Now available for the first time as a Grove...
Sampath Chawla was born in a time of drought that ended with a vengeance the night of his birth. All signs being auspicious, the villagers triumphantly assured Sampath'apos;s proud parents that their son was destined for greatness.Twenty years...
A debut novel tells the story of young Sampath Chawla, a postal worker who never feels as though he fits into the small Indian town into which he is born, and who one day climbs up a tree, only to become a famous holy man. Reprint.sob encomenda
Rebuliço no Pomar de Goiabeiras
Numa casa isolada, no sopé do monte Kanchenjunga, no Himalaia, vive um juiz amargo e taciturno que pretende fugir de um mundo que só lhe trouxe desilusões. Mas os acontecimentos ao seu redor sempre o impedem de desfrutar da tão esperada paz.Sua neta,...