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The Far Fields

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Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English


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Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL11726323M
ISBN 101414027133
ISBN 109781414027135

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This novel is a fast moving story of a young woman whose life feels in a shambles, who goes back to her mother's home land (India) to attend to her grandfather's funeral and in the process, learns things about her mother that she did not know and that help her understand herself in a new way/5(). Book Summary Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present.   Like Anuradha Roy’s recent novel, “All the Lives We Never Lived,” “The Far Field” is about the search for a missing mother in India, though it takes a wholly different approach. Vijay’s narrator . [The Far Field] by I have extremely mixed feelings about this book, and I see that many other readers share the same reaction. One the plus side are the beautiful, detailed descriptions of the Kashmiri landscape and the struggles of the people living there/5().

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About the Book “ The Far Field is remarkable, a novel at once politically timely and morally timeless. Madhuri Vijay traces the fault lines of history, love, and obligation running through a fractured family and country. Few novels generate enough power to transform their characters, fewer still their readers. In the tradition of Conrad, Kingsolver, and Ondaatje, Edie Meidav weaves from the tragedy of colonialism an epic first novel of stirring intensity. It's , the world is sliding into war, and Henry Fyre Gould has left behind the salons of New York City for the British colony of /5.   Loss can make a detective out of anyone, taking us on odd, winding, revelatory journeys toward resolving the pain of the finite. It can also, as Madhuri Vijay so thornily illustrates in her debut.   The Far Field is an interesting book about a young girl's journey to womanhood living in a dysfunctional home. Set in both North & South India it gives a reflection of life in India's Garden City & "paradise" as Kashmir was called. We chose to read this book in our book club as it promised to give a glimpse of the socio-political situation in Reviews: