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A Fine Balance

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2001 Oprah's Book Club Award (nominee)
1997 Dublin Literary Award (nominee)
1996 Booker Prize (shortlist)
1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction

A novel set in India during the Emergency, by the author of "Such a Long Journey". In the tiny flat of the widowed Dina Dalal, two tailors and a young student struggle to put together a new life of sorts amid the crisis, and in the course of doing so encounter a vivid cast of characters.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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