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The great Indian bores

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Humorous sketches of select eminent personalities.

StatementJug Suraiya.
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LC ClassificationsPN6222.I4 S87 1996
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Pagination217 p. :
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Open LibraryOL639870M
ISBN 108174761136
LC Control Number96904813
OCLC/WorldCa37141071

In this award-winning, internationally acclaimed novel, Tharoor has masterfully recast the 2, year-old epic, The Mahabharata, with fictional but highly recognizable events and characters from twentieth-century Indian politics. Chronicling the Indian struggle for freedom and independence from Great Britain, Tharoor directs his hilarious satire as much against Indian foibles as the bumbling 4/5(17).

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