The City of Devi: A Novel

The City of Devi: A Novel

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From the author of The Death of Vishnu, "a big, pyrotechnic…ambitious…ingenious" (Wall Street Journal) novel. Mumbai has emptied under the threat of imminent nuclear annihilation; gangs of marauding Hindu and Muslim thugs rove the desolate streets; yet Sarita can think of only one thing: buying the last pomegranate that remains in perhaps the entire city. She is convinced that the fruit holds the key to reuniting her with her physicist husband, Karun, who has… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

The City Of Devi means to use all this danger to give Jaz and Sarita’s escape a sense of urgency, but it’s more satisfying just to watch this carefully crafted world burn down.

Readers of The City of Devi are encouraged to look beyond the sordid details, like queasy museum visitors being reassured by the curator that apparently pornographic sculpture really only represents the harmony of the cosmos.

Kirkus Reviews : The City of Devi (February 04, 2013)

The melodrama of romantic intrigue is this novel’s driving force.

Book Details  

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (January 28, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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