A Fine Balance
Set against the emergency measures imposed by Indira Gandhi in the mid-1970s, A Fine Balance follows the lives of four unlikely people as they struggle “to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair.” Originally published in 1995, A Fine Balance is both a warning about the human terrors that await a society without compassion and a testimony to the enduring greatness of the human spirit.
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Gorgeous Writing, Similar to RushdieUser Review - MelyssaM - Borders
Rohinton Mistry's writing is similar to that of Salman Rushdie, but more accessible. This story is sad but poignant, the characters are dynamic and well developed. If you are not interested in India ... Read full review
Awesome!User Review - sunshineindia - Overstock.com
This is like the best book ever. I was so deeply touched and moved its hard to describe. Like the previous reviewer said this book will linger in you mind and heart for long. I am reading it again! Read full review