The Householder: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1977 - Fiction - 191 pages
20 Reviews

"All the figures in this book...are irresistible comic manifestations."—The New Yorker

This 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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Very funny. Prem (the hero) is so painfully awkward. I can relate. Read full review

Review: The Householder

User Review  - Goodreads

Very funny. Prem (the hero) is so painfully awkward. I can relate. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
82
Section 3
147
Section 4
154
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE, is a Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. She has won two Academy Awards for her work in film. She lives in New York and in India.

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