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What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into?

A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century-displacement and migration-but not as you imagine them. Five characters, in very different circumstances from a domestic cook in Mumbai to a vagrant and his dancing bear, and a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-find out the meanings of dislocation, and the desire for more.

Moving between the reality of this world and the shadow of another, this novel of multiple narratives-formally daring, fierce but full of pity-delivers a devastating and haunting exploration of the unquenchable human urge to strive for a different life.

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A State of Freedom

A State of Freedom

ISBN: 9780143444503
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  • ISBN: 9780143444503
  • Author: Neel Mukherjee
  • Pages: 288
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into?

A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century-displacement and migration-but not as you imagine them. Five characters, in very different circumstances from a domestic cook in Mumbai to a vagrant and his dancing bear, and a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-find out the meanings of dislocation, and the desire for more.

Moving between the reality of this world and the shadow of another, this novel of multiple narratives-formally daring, fierce but full of pity-delivers a devastating and haunting exploration of the unquenchable human urge to strive for a different life.

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