User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <
The Elephanta Suite - 9780141029580

Product Details

  • Product code: ADCDT
  • ISBN: 9780141029580
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 28/08/2008

The Elephanta Suite (Paperback)

The Elephanta Suite - 9780141029580

Paul Theroux


  • Our price £9.89
  • RRP £9.99
Quantity

Add to wish list
This fabulous, far-reaching book breathtakingly captures the tumult, ambition, hardship and serenity that mark modern India. Theroux's characters risk venturing far beyond its well-worn paths to discover woe or truth or peace. In this title: a holidaying middle-aged couple veer heedlessly from idyll to chaos; a buttoned-up Boston lawyer finds relief in Mumbai's reeking slums; and, a young woman befriends an elephant in Bangalore. We also meet Indian characters as distinctive as they are indicative of their country's subtle ironies: an executive who yearns to become a holy beggar, an earnest young striver whose personality is transformed by acquiring an American accent, a miracle-working guru, and more. "The Elephanta Suite" urges us towards a fresh, compelling, and often inspiring notion of India and its effect on those who try to lose - or find - themselves there.

Share The Elephanta Suite on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: ADCDT
  • ISBN: 9780141029580
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 28/08/2008

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £9.89
  • RRP £9.99
Quantity