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Two Worlds

Price : $29.50
ISBN # : 9788129117526
Author : Nandita C. Puri
pages: 446
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Rupa and Co.
Published : 2011

Two Worlds is a confluence of worlds, world-views and two strong-willed women. Spanning centuries and cities, the novel explores Bengal s nationalist movement, the murky Hindi film industry and the nexus between the media and glamorous Boolywood, quietly transitioning into the quiet anonymity of London and Wales. A broad sweep of character- both historical and fictionus- form the fascinating world of the story as it unfold. As India awakens in its struggle for freedom, Ela Sen, brave and beautiful, is burdened with a forbidden love society cannot sanction and she will not abandon. Decades later, in modern-day India fiery journalist Oona Roy lives life on her own terms, wielding her pen against the corruption around her. But as her world crumbles, the desperately unhappy Oona embarks on a quest, dinging into the long-ago life of a woman who had been as unhappy as herself. Little does she know that in delving into her past, the will find her own future. Author Bio: Nandita C. Puri made her literary debut with Nine On Nine, a critically-acclaimed collection of short stories about the urban Indian woman. She is the author of Unlikely Hero, the best-selling biography of her husband, actor Om Puri. A columnist with major Indian publication, and a screenplay writer, Nnandita wrote the Bollywood film Mera Dil Lake Dekho. Her next script based on her short story, At Jenny s is ready for filming. She is currently wrapping up her next book, Breaking News, a tongue-in-cheek look at the Indian media. Nandita lives in Mumbai, Where her refrigerator is always stocked with food for thought as she conceptualizes a new book in yet another genre, Eating India, her foray into gluttony with co-author Simon Majumdar (Of Eat My Globe Fame) Write-up

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Friday 21 January, 2011.
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