The Death of Vishnu: A Novel. Manil Suri

The Death of Vishnu: A Novel

ISBN: 9780393342826 | 304 pages | 8 Mb

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The Death of Vishnu: A Novel Manil Suri
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Michael Gorra in his review of 'The Death of Vishnu' on January 28, 2010, wrote: “The novel offers plenty of satire, but barely a rupee's worth of social criticism. ) and was an Oprah ;s Book Club selection. Manil Suri (born July 1959) is an Indian-American mathematician and writer, most notable for his first novel, The Death of Vishnu, which was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award in 2002. The Death of Vishnu, his 2001 debut novel, was a moving chronicle of the day in the life of the residents of a Mumbai apartment building. Next time I'm in the mood for Indian I'll check it out;). The Death of Vishnu was even nominated for the Booker, so well worth a go. Reflections: The Death of Vishnu. Then book group loved it!), and now I remember another–The Death of Vishnu. The loss of the book sellers, Ashish's presence and Lakshmi's absence spur something in Mohan and he starts to write. The Reading Group: A Novel ( P.S. Coming after The Death of Vishnu and The Age of Shiva, this book completes a trilogy of novels that are named for the three major Hindu Gods. ) e- book - PerderThe Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri: Questions and reading group guide/ book club discussion guide,. The City of Devi is only available in 2013, so in the meantime you can read the other two novels. The book earned a PEN/Robert W. Vishnu is a homeless man taking refuge in the first-floor landing of a middle-class apartment in Bombay. I'd just read Alaa' Al Aswany's The Yacoubian Building and Manil Suri's The Death of Vishnu - my novel was born. In 2001 Indian-American maths professor Manil Suri made headlines when his debut novel The Death of Vishnu created a big buzz with wild figures being tossed around as advance the author got for it. His latest novel is The Age of Shiva. One of my all-time favorite books is The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri. So begins Manil Suri's The Death of Vishnu, a comically trenchant depiction of the inhabitants of a slum building in Bombay. I read Death of Vishnu several years ago and although I was a bit lost with some of the mythology in that book, I was still enthralled by the story.

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