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Crooked Line

ISBN-10: 1558615180

ISBN-13: 9781558615182

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ismat Chughtai, Tahira Naqvi, Tahira Naqvi

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Description:

In India's colonial past, in a time of political and social revolution, Ismat Chughtai masterfully unfolds her magna opus, The Crooked Line: the semi-autobiographical tale of a fiery-spirited, middle-class Muslim girl bent on exploring the shape and nature of consuming desire. Writing with the same honesty and passion as her scandalous short-story, "The Quilt," Chughtai exposes the complex relationships developed between women living and working in relative seclusion, and the intellectual and emotional contradictions lying in the heart of a rebellious country on the brink of independence from the British Raj and ultimately Partition.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Distribution
Publication date: 6/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 335
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English