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Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9104

ISBN: 0571193366

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! The true 1st edition of the author's debut - she is the daughter of Anita Desai. Her second book, The Inheritance of Loss, (2006) has been widely praised by critics throughout Asia, Europe and the United States and won the 2006 Man Booker Prize as well as the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award. Written with rich humour and an eye for the eccentric, "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" is a magical tale of a world gone slightly mad. Dustjacket praise by Salman Rushdie who called it "Lush ... View more info

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The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9105

ISBN: 0871139294

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "The Inheritance of Loss" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! The "true" first edition which was published in the US first. Winner of the Man Booker Prize this majestic novel of a busy, grasping time -- every moment holding out the possibility of hope or betrayal -- illuminates the consequences of colonialism and global conflicts of religion, race, and nationalism. View more info

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Hullabaloo In The Guava Orchard

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin INDIA: 1998

Edition: First Indian Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0670879355

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! This is a Second Printing of the Indian Edition. Fresh and funny and delicious, this is the story of Sampath Chawla, born into a family a bit off kilter, to a mother not quite like her neighbors, in a town not quite like other towns. Written with rich humour and an eye for the eccentric, this is a magical tale of a world gone slightly mad. View more info