|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|2013, c2012||1st Picador ed.||Picador||406 p. ; 21 cm.|
Barkman Branch - ADULT
|2012||1st U.S. ed.||Henry Holt and Co||xvii, 410 p. : geneal. tables ; 25 cm.|
Pueblo West Branch - ADULT
No saris. No scents. No spices. No music. No lyricism. No illusions.
This is India now.
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells us the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life - having nothing but his own wits to help him along. Born in a village in the dark heart of India,...
In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas, an embittered old judge wants only to retire in peace. But his life is upended when his sixteen-year-old orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep....
A crowd of siblings gathers in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother in this "stunning" novel by the award-winning author of Actress (The Washington Post).
The surviving children of the Hegarty clan are gathering for the wake of their wayward, alcoholic brother, Liam, drowned in the sea after filling his pockets with stones. He is the third of the twelve Hegarty siblings to die. His sister, Veronica, collects the
The narrator is Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who, soon after his wife's death, has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child—a retreat from the grief, anger, and numbness...