The Householder: A Novel
"All the figures in this book...are irresistible comic manifestations."—The New YorkerThis witty and perceptive novel is about Prem, a young teacher in New Delhi who has just become a householder and is finding his responsibilities perplexing.
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Review: The HouseholderUser Review - Jaiwantika Dutta - Goodreads
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is definitely Indian- she's satirically, humorously, honourably Indian. Her book, " The Householder", documents Indian lowlife in the most detailed way possible, providing ... Read full review
Review: The HouseholderUser Review - Lukrezia Cosimo - Goodreads
I just wish this book had been longer! The characters (Prem, his mother, Mrs Khanna, Hans, the landlord's family) really came to life for me. The story is sometimes funny, often touching. It's ... Read full review