Product Description From the Inside Flap Set against the emergency measures imposed by Indira Gandhi in the mid-1970s A Fine Balance follows the lives of four unlikely people as they struggle "to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair." Originally published in 1995 A Fine Balance is both a warning about the human terrors that await a society without compassion and a testimony to the enduring greatness of the human spirit. About the Author Rohinton Mistry was born in Bombay and now lives near Toronto. His first novel Such a Long Journey was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and received among other awards the Governor General's Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book of the Year. A Fine Balance is his second novel winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers Prize as well as a Booker Prize finalist. Mistry is also the author of Swimming Lessons a collection of short stories. From the Hardcover edition. See all Product Description
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