Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel
A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize

Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position as the wife of an important English civil servant. Longing for passion and independence, Olivia is drawn into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in gang raids and criminal plots. She is intrigued by the Nawab's charm and aggressive courtship, and soon begins to spend most of her days in his company. But then she becomes pregnant, and unsure of the child's paternity, she is faced with a wrenching dilemma. Her reaction to the crisis humiliates her husband and outrages the British community, breeding a scandal that lives in collective memory long after her death.


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January 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7451-2661-8 / 978-0-7451-2661-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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June 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-8446-6335-2 / 978-0-8446-6335-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Inc
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April 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Heat & Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-06-012197-1 / 978-0-06-012197-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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October 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7195-3401-1 / 978-0-7195-3401-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 1-61902-914-6 / 978-1-61902-914-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat And Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-349-00013-1 / 978-0-349-00013-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7195-6656-8 / 978-0-7195-6656-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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October 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7195-6177-9 / 978-0-7195-6177-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2000 : Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust. (Lernmaterialien)
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Clare West
ISBN: 3464123707 / 978-3464123706
Publisher: Cornelsen & Oxford University Press
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January 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 5: 1,800 Headwords: Heat and Dust (Oxford Bookworms ELT)
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-19-423068-6 / 978-0-19-423068-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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April 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 1-58243-015-2 / 978-1-58243-015-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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August 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7451-2679-0 / 978-0-7451-2679-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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February 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and dust stories of other cul
Author(s): Prawer Jhabvala Ruth
ISBN: 0-582-25398-5 / 978-0-582-25398-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman UK
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July 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat And Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-14-023704-6 / 978-0-14-023704-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat And Dust (Abacus Books)
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-349-10176-0 / 978-0-349-10176-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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January 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust (Oxford Bookworms)
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-19-421653-5 / 978-0-19-421653-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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December 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat And Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-86007-414-5 / 978-0-86007-414-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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May 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust (Study Texts)
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-582-01731-9 / 978-0-582-01731-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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September 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-671-64657-5 / 978-0-671-64657-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Touchstone
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January 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-06-080641-9 / 978-0-06-080641-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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1976 : USA Paperback

Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-06-080431-9 / 978-0-06-080431-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Futura
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 1-5318-0963-4 / 978-1-5318-0963-8
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 1994 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Heat and Dust: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 0-7451-2715-0 / 978-0-7451-2715-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Heat and Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: Counterpoint
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October 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Heat And Dust
Author(s): Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: Abacus
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