Books Fiction

An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India (2016)

01/December/2016

In An era of Darkness, Shashi Tharoor reveals with acuity, impeccable research, and trademark wit, just how disastrous British rule was for India. Besides examining the many ways in which the colonizers exploited India, ranging from the drain of national resources to Britain, the destruction.......

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Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century

05/July/2012

Indian diplomacy, a veteran told Shashi Tharoor many years ago, is like the love-making of an elephant: it is conducted at a very high level, accompanied by much bellowing, and the results are not known for two years. In this lively, informative and insightful work,.....

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Riot

10/September/2001

A powerful novel –set in and around a riot in India in 1989– about love, hate, cultural collision, religious fanaticism, the ownership of history, and the impossibility of knowing the truth... by the award-winning author of The Great Indian Novel.

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Show Business

01/January/1991

A rollicking novel about the razzle-dazzle of the Hindi film industry, know as Bollywood. “Exuberant and clever . . . both affectionately and fiercely done.”–New York Times Books Review Notable book of the year

 

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The Great Indian Novel

24/August/1989

The Great Indian Novel is a satirical novel by Shashi Tharoor. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the Mahabharata, the epic of Hindu mythology, and recasts and resets it in the context of the Indian Independence Movement and the first three decades post-independence. 

 

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