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|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||FIC KAU (Text)||31951004275563||Main Floor - Fiction||In process||-|
- ISBN: 9788129124852
- Physical Description: 324 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New Delhi : Rupa Publications India , 2014.
|General Note:|| "Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize"--jacket.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Named for Trotsky -- Flâneur abroad -- Crossing paths: Keya & Leon -- Homeland from afar -- Stories in Berlin -- Shula Farid's unwritten autobiography -- Shula Farid's unwritten autobiography--life with Abhilash -- Finding Mir -- Reconciliation -- Tangled histories -- Going to Albeena -- Catch up in Kolkata -- Shula Farid's unwritten autobiography--poets & dreamers -- The journeyers.
|Summary, etc.:|| Named for the revolutionary Trotsky by a missing communist father he never saw, Leon Ali is a Kashmiri born in Britain and brought up by a single mother in Delhi. Keya Raina is a Kashmiri scholar of exile, an insecure immigrant who collects other people's stories. Marked by the oppressive history of Kashmir, they meet in Berlin, the city of Cold War partitions, and begin a journey of discovery which reveals to them the story of Shula Farid, the bohemian wife of a staid Bengali diplomat. Through their travels, these two young Kashmiris outside Kashmir find startling truths about themselves in the midst of unwitting identities and multiple belongings the residue of shared human emotions.
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