First Proof: The Penguin Book of New Writing from India 1
Penguin Books India, 2005 - Fiction - 420 pages
The Penguin Book of New Writing from India 2005 An anthology of new writing and new writers, and established writers writing in a new genre-First Proof showcases original and brilliant non-fiction and fiction.
The collection includes works in progress, essays, short stories, and a graphic short. Among the nonfiction in this volume is an account of a childhood in boarding school, a portrait of Naipaul on his first visit to India in the 60s, reportage on Sri Lanka, the RSS, a don in Bihar, an essay on the Bollywood vamp, and glimpses of Kashmir. Fiction includes themes of incest, suicide, love, lust, familial bonds, human relationships, loneliness, dysfunctional people, and a graphic vignette with London as a backdrop.
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