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The ministry of utmost happiness / Arundhati Roy.

Author / Creator Roy, Arundhati, author.
Edition First United States edition.
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
©2017
Description 449 pages ; 22 cm
Language English
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Self-realization -- Fiction.
FICTION -- Literary.
FICTION -- Family Life.
FICTION -- Cultural Heritage.
Interpersonal relations.
Self-realization.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
India -- Fiction.
India.
Fiction.
Love stories.
Love stories.
Romance fiction.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11063193
ISBN 9781524733155
1524733156
9781524733162
Summary An intimate journey of many years across the Indian subcontinent -- from the cramped neighborhoods of Old Delhi and the roads of the new city to the mountains and valleys of Kashmir and beyond, where war is peace and peace is war. The tale begins with Anjum -- who used to be Aftab -- unrolling a threadbare Persian carpet in a city graveyard she calls home. We encounter the odd Tilo and the men who loved her -- including Musa, sweetheart and ex-sweetheart, lover and ex-lover. Their fates are as entwined as their arms used to be and always will be. We meet Tilo's landlord, a former suitor, now an intelligence officer posted to Kabul. And then we meet the two Miss Jebeens: the first a child born in Srinagar and buried in its overcrowded Martyrs' Graveyard; the second found at midnight, abandoned on a concrete sidewalk in the heart of New Delhi.

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