First proof: the Penguin book of new writings from India, Volume 1

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Penguin Books, 2005 - Literary Collections - 420 pages
Fiction * Travel * Memoir * Reportage * Essays

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 And Will Be An Annual Publication.

The Collection Includes Works In Progress, Essays, Short Stories And A Graphic Short. Among The Non-Fiction Pieces 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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