Publisher: Free Press; Reprint edition (April 24, 2012)
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From the commonly acclaimed writer of An Atlas of very unlikely Longing, a robust and triumphantly appealing novel set in modern India, a couple of younger lady forging a brand new existence within the foothills of the Himalayas. LONGLISTED FOR THE 2011 guy ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE HINDU LITERARY PRIZE FOR most sensible FICTION 2011 together with her DEBUT NOVEL, An Atlas of most unlikely Longing, Anuradha Roy’s beautiful storytelling immediately gained readers’ hearts worldwide, and the unconventional was once named the best books of the yr by means of The Washington submit and The Seattle instances. Now, Roy has again with one other masterpiece that's already incomes foreign prize realization, an evocative and deeply relocating story of a tender girl creating a new existence for herself amid the foothills of the Himalaya. wanting to go away a personal tragedy in the back of, Maya abandons herself to the rhythms of the little village, the place humans coexist peacefully with nature. yet all isn't really because it turns out, and she or he quickly learns that no safe haven is distant adequate to maintain out the trendy global. whilst power-hungry politicians threaten her cherished mountain neighborhood, Maya unearths herself stuck among the existence she left in the back of and the hot domestic she is decided to guard. Elegiac, witty, and profound by means of turns, and with a young love tale at its middle, The Folded Earth brims with an identical genius and love of language that made An Atlas of very unlikely Longing a global luck and confirms Anuradha Roy as a big new literary expertise.