At the End of the Century: The stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Paperback)Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (author)
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'A magnificent selection of the Booker winner's short stories' Sunday Times
With an introduction by Anita Desai.
Over the course of her glittering literary career, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala wrote some of the most wonderful novels of the twentieth century and screenplays to some of the most beloved films - but she was also a master of the short story form. This stunning new collection brings together the jewels in the crown of her writing: it is a showcase of astonishing storytelling power.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 448
Dimensions: 198 x 124 x 32 mm
Th e laser-sharp intelligence of award-winning novelist and short story writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is etched into these 17 compelling tales -- Anita Sethi * Observer *
The 17 stories in At The End of the Century . . . chronicle Jhabvala's concern with cultural encounters, dislocation and the immigrant experience. Misogyny - and sensuality - bubble up through impeccably constructed pros * New Statesman *
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