First Proof: The Penguin Book Of New Writing From India-1




Fiction Travel Memoir Reportage Essays. An anthology of new writing and new writers, and established writers writing in a new genre, First Proof showcases original and brilliant non-fiction and fiction and will be an annual publication.

The collection includes works in progress, essays, short stories and a graphic short. Among the non-fiction pieces in this volume is an account of a childhood in boarding school, a portrait of Naipaul on his first visit to India in the 60s,

reportage on Sri Lanka, the RSS, a don in Bihar, an essay on the Bollywood vamp, and glimpses of Kashmir. Fiction includes themes of incest, suicide, love, lust, familial bonds, human relationships, loneliness, dysfunctional people and a graphic vignette with London as a backdrop.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-14-303244-5
No of pages 420
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Book Publisher Penguin Books
Published Date 05 Apr 2005

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