A River Sutra
With imaginative lushness and narrative elan, Mehta provides a novel that combines Indian storytelling with thoroughly modern perceptions into the nature of love--love both carnal and sublime, treacherous and redeeming. "Conveys a world that is spiritual, foreign, and entirely accessible."--Vanity Fair. Reading tour.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janerawoof - LibraryThing
A Government official in India is in charge of a Government Rest House--a sort of inn. He is told stories about various individuals: a Jain monk previously from a wealthy family; a music teacher; a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BookConcierge - LibraryThing
An office-worker turned inn-keeper is the central character. He runs a guesthouse on the banks of the Narmada River, India's holiest river. The stories are told by his guests. Lush, beautiful writing. Read full review