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English August

(1988)
An Indian Story
A novel by

 
Agastya Sen is a young Indian civil servant whose imagination is dominated by women, literature and soft drugs. As the novel opens he has been posted to the small provincial town of Madna. This novel is a funny, wryly observed account of Agastya Sen's year in the sticks. Beautifully written, this is a marvelously intelligent and entertaining novel, and especially fascinating for anyone curious about modern India.

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Hardback Editions

June 1988 : UK Hardback

Title: English August: An Indian Story
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 0-571-15101-9 / 978-0-571-15101-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

February 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: English August
Author(s): UPAMANYU CHATTERJEE
ISBN: 0-571-21876-8 / 978-0-571-21876-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: English, August: An Indian Story (New York Review Books Classics)
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 1-59017-179-9 / 978-1-59017-179-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: English, August: An Indian Story
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 0-14-027811-7 / 978-0-14-027811-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin in association with Faber and Faber.
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July 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: English, August: An Indian Story
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 0-571-15319-4 / 978-0-571-15319-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Kindle Editions

May 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: English, August: An Indian Story
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
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