|Four Seasons in Kyoto Pico Iyer. IT WAS THE SMELLS that hit me first: smells of |
cooking, smells of rotting, smells of people being people — all the smells I had
not smelled for months in exquisitely deodorized Japan, where only pleasant ...
|With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India.|
|In these eleven stories, Rohinton Mistry opens our eyes and our hearts to the rich, complex patterns of life inside Firozsha Baag, an apartment building in Bombay.|
|But he soon finds himself unwittingly drawn into a dangerous network of deception. Compassionate, and rich in details of character and place, this unforgettable novel charts the journey of a moral heart in a turbulent world of change.|