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Jasmine
Jasmine
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Sep.01.1989
  • 9780802136305
  • Grove Press

Bharati gives an overview of the book:

Mukherjee has eloquently succeeded in creating a kind of impressionistic fable, a prose-poem, about being an exile, a refugee, a spiritual vagabond in the world today.
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Mukherjee has eloquently succeeded in creating a kind of impressionistic fable, a prose-poem, about being an exile, a refugee, a spiritual vagabond in the world today.

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About Bharati

Of Bengali origin, Bharati Mukherjee was born in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She later traveled with her parents to Europe after Independence, only returning to Calcutta in the early 1950s. There she attended the Loreto School, Kolkata. She received her Bachelor of Arts...

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Published Reviews

Nov.15.2007

Redolent with myth and symbol, Desirable Daughters is a signature work that shows why Mukherjee is the literary mother of the young Indian writers now flourishing in the West.

Dec.13.2007

The stories in The Middleman are streets ahead of those in Darkness, fine as that collection was. Not only has Ms. Mukherjee vastly enlarged her geographical and social range, …  but she...