At the End of the Century: The Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

At the End of the Century: The Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640091375
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 12/04/2018
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 112,427
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA, born in 1927, wrote several novels and short stories, and in collaboration with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, she won two Oscars for Best Adapted Screenplay (for Howards End and A Room with a View). She won the Booker Prize in 1975 for Heat and Dust. She died in 2013.

ANITA DESAI was born in 1937 in Mussoorie, India. Her novels include Fire on the Mountain—which won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize—Clear Light of Day, In Custody, and Fasting, Feasting, each of which was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Her latest novel is The Artist of Disappearance.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Anita Desai

A Loss of Faith

The Widow

A Spiritual Call

Miss Sahib

A Course of English Studies

An Experience of India

Two More under the Indian Sun



Great Expectations

Two Muses


A Choice of Heritage

A Lovesong for India


At the End of the Century

The Judge's Will

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