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In Custody

(1984)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)

"A remarkable piece of work... A magnificent novel."
Salman Rushdie


Asked to interview India's greatest poet, Nur, Deven sees a way to escape the miseries of life as a small-town scholar. But the old man he finds deep in the bazaars of Old Delhi bears no resemblance to the idol of his youth. Deven is fooled, bullied and cheated, and drawn into a new captivity.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 1985 : USA Hardback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-06-039038-7 / 978-0-06-039038-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins
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October 1984 : UK Hardback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-434-18635-X / 978-0-434-18635-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 8184000138 / 978-8184000139
Publisher: Random House
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July 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-09-942849-0 / 978-0-09-942849-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-7493-9411-0 / 978-0-7493-9411-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-14-023813-1 / 978-0-14-023813-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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March 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-14-023932-4 / 978-0-14-023932-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (P)
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February 1988 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-14-010868-8 / 978-0-14-010868-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 1985 : UK Paperback
Title: In Custody (King Penguin)
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 0-14-007752-9 / 978-0-14-007752-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

February 1990 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: In Custody: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Anita Desai
ISBN: 1-85089-717-4 / 978-1-85089-717-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: In Custody
Author(s): Anita Desai
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK