"Mukherjee writes with beautiful precision and just the right density of detail. There is an unlikely marriage of Jane Austen and Nathaniel West in her words."
THE VILLAGE VOICE
"Dimple Dasgupta had set her heart on marrying a neurosurgeon, but her father was looking for engineers in the matrimonial ads." So begins the wry story of an obedient daughter of middle-class Indian parents who is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Driven first to shock and then to despair, Dimple lives in a waking dream. And when her fantasies take a violent turn, she wonders where wishes end and reality begins....



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April 1975 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wife
Author(s): Bharati Mukherjee
ISBN: 0-395-20439-9 / 978-0-395-20439-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Paperback Editions

June 1996 : UK Paperback

Title: Wife
Author(s): Bharati Mukherjee
ISBN: 0-14-025305-X / 978-0-14-025305-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 1992 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Wife
Author(s): Bharati Mukherjee
ISBN: 0-449-22098-2 / 978-0-449-22098-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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February 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wife
Author(s): Bharati Mukherjee
ISBN: 0-14-009300-1 / 978-0-14-009300-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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