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9788172237066 60ba343124f83a61f27dc2fa What You Call Winter https://www.midlandbookshop.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ba5fb44efc417df899f375/9788172237066.jpg With this collection of beautifully written interconnected stories Nalini Jones establishes herself as a strong new voice in contemporary fiction. Home to her characters is a Catholic town in India but the tales of their relationships ambitions and concerns are altogether universal capturing the expectations joys and losses experienced by families everywhere.

A mother pours her religious fervour out in letters to her son whom she has sent away to a seminary. Years after his father's sudden death in a movie theatre an older man begins to see his long-dead parent riding a bicycle around town. A brash eccentric aunt speaks her mind and leaves home to tend her mother's cataract surgery a daughter wonders how much she should reveal of her new life in the United States. American childhoods Indian childhoods love abroad love at home - the worlds of these characters mirror and refract each other in a play of revelation and secrecy.
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What You Call Winter

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  • ISBN: 9788172237066
  • Author: Jones Nalini
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 248
  • Format: Paperback
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With this collection of beautifully written interconnected stories Nalini Jones establishes herself as a strong new voice in contemporary fiction. Home to her characters is a Catholic town in India but the tales of their relationships ambitions and concerns are altogether universal capturing the expectations joys and losses experienced by families everywhere.

A mother pours her religious fervour out in letters to her son whom she has sent away to a seminary. Years after his father's sudden death in a movie theatre an older man begins to see his long-dead parent riding a bicycle around town. A brash eccentric aunt speaks her mind and leaves home to tend her mother's cataract surgery a daughter wonders how much she should reveal of her new life in the United States. American childhoods Indian childhoods love abroad love at home - the worlds of these characters mirror and refract each other in a play of revelation and secrecy.

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