A House For Mr. Biswas

A House For Mr. Biswas

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In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity. Shuttled from one residence to another after the drowning death of his father, for which he is inadvertently responsible, Mr. Biswas yearns for a place he can call home. But when he marries into the domineering Tulsi family on whom he indignantly becomes dependent, Mr. Biswas embarks on an arduous -- and endless -- struggle to weaken their hold over him, and purchase a house of his own.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1995, c1969, c1961.
ISBN: 9780676975628
0679444580
Branch Call Number: FIC Naipa
Characteristics: xxxi, 564 p.
Additional Contributors: Miller, Karl 1931-

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Jul 28, 2010

One of my all time favorite books. Mr. Biswas made my heart ache and my belly laugh

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