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The art of dying and other stories
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This striking collection of stories demonstrates the remarkable range of one of Indiaýs most accomplished writers. Sometimes comic, yet tinged with sadness, as in ýThe Remains of the Feastý where an old woman near the end of her life suddenly feels the urge to sample all the food she has been forbidden; sometimes with a twist as in ýGajar Halwaý where Chellamma, a servant girl from a small town finally understands what makes a big city work; sometimes moving as in ýThe Reprieveý, and always executed with a precision of style and magical imagery, these stories never fail to surprise and delight.

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