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Latitudes of longing : a novel / Shubhangi Swarup.

Swarup, Shubhangi, (author.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593132555 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0593132556 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 305 pages; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : One World, [2020]

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First published in India by HarperCollins Publishers in 2018.
Summary, etc.:
"A spellbinding work of literature, Latitudes of Longing follows the interconnected lives of characters searching for true intimacy. The novel sweeps across India, from an island, to a valley, a city, and a snow desert to tell a love story of epic proportions. We follow a scientist who studies trees and a clairvoyant who speaks to them; a geologist working to end futile wars over a glacier; octogenarian lovers; a mother struggling to free her revolutionary son; a yeti who seeks human companionship; a turtle who transforms first into a boat and then a woman; and the ghost of an evaporated ocean as restless as the continents. Binding them all together is a vision of life as vast as the universe itself. A young writer awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in India for this novel, Shubhangi Swarup is a storyteller of extraordinary talent and insight. Richly imaginative and wryly perceptive, Latitudes of Longing offers a soaring view of humanity: our beauty and ugliness, our capacity to harm and love eachother, and our mysterious and sacred relationship with nature"-- Provided by publisher.
Genre: Love stories.
Fantasy fiction.

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