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Westerners who have come to Delhi to experience an alternative way of life But far from being hippies their ability to adapt to this exotic culture often leaves something to be desired Etta an aristocratic faded beauty maintains her Parisian chic while Clarissa talks enthusiastically about the simple life but stops short of ever roughing it herself On the other hand Bal the one.

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A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á Ruth Prawer Jhabvala CBE was a Booker prize winning novelist short story writer and two time Academy Award winning screenwriter She was perhaps best known for her long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions made up of director James Ivory and the late producer Ismail Merchant Their films won six Academy AwardsShe fled Cologne with her family in and lived through the London Blitz.

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  1. Susan Anderson Susan Anderson says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookloved the characters Love Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's voice can't remember much about it except that I loved it


  2. Ali Ali says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookA Backward Place is a kind of comedy of manners centred on a group of westerners living alternative life styles in Delhi Judy an Englishwoman is married to Bal – living in a small house and courtyard with his family Clarissa is a dishevelled artist claiming to appreciate a simpler life while Etta is an ageing Hungarian beauty determined to keep hold of her Parisian chic and mysterious allure Dr and Mrs Hochstadt are a German couple on an extended though temporary visit to experience India Judy’s husband Bal is a dreamer he sees himself as an artiste and has aspirations of fame in the Indian film industry While Bal spends all day hobnobbing wit


  3. Maslela Maslela says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookFor me it was a simple read suitable for the start of a long train ride across countries that was when I started reading it and finished it It's just about a bunch of westerners living the expat life in India and Judy an English girl trying to fit in to the life of an indian wife in a financially emotionally difficult situation that even us who are of indian ethnicity would not agree to All I was thinking throughout the book was how in the world did you let that indian guy fool you into marrying him and subjecting yourself to this sorry lifestyle? Love can't be that blind


  4. Meera Vijayann Meera Vijayann says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookI came across Jhabvala’s books in a used bookstore in Boston and immediately bought them But I felt that in spite of all the reviews I read about the Backward Place it wasn’t a story that stuck with me I felt that the characters were unable to move forward leaving the plot rather dry and stagnant It’s a book that’s set in a certain time and because I love reading about India I loved little references to the theatre and cultural communities the general yearning for fame and belonging and the overarching themes of po


  5. Mandy Mandy says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookDespite having the most annoying character in any book I have ever read Bal I did enjoy the story overall In fact most of the characters were tiresome I would liken Bal to Jar Jar Binks on a scale of most frustratingly


  6. Prashant Prashant says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookNot sure how I got a copy of this book Looks like a library book that has traveled with us for last 15 years Finally decided to read it and it was an okay read The book is dull and slow and the characters quite simple some annoying as well but it does show a very simple lif


  7. Heather Heather says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookI honestly couldn’t enjoy this book I’m not sure why but I found the pace too slow and not enough of a story line to be interested in It’s a shame but not for me


  8. Dayangku Nuraini Wahed Dayangku Nuraini Wahed says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookToo long winded for me I'm sure there was some morale to be learned somewhere in there but frankly I'm just glad I was able to continue reading it until the end


  9. Judith Rich Judith Rich says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookI just felt several of the characters could do with a hefty slap Starting with that lazy little toad of a husband followed by Etta and finally Clarissa They were all so unsympathetic and really very annoyingI didn't enjoy it as much as Heat Dust


  10. Olga Olga says:

    A Backward Place PDF ↠ A Backward eBook Á backward epub, place epub, A Backward mobile, A Backward Place eBookThis book is quite poorly written even for pulp The plot revolves around several European characters living in India and trying to come to terms with their failed lives Some reviewer called the auther the Indian Dickens ha This scribbler's two dimentional little figurines are a far cry from the English classic's characters The writer seems to lay claim to certain expertise when it comes to human nature and habits but alas Some of the characters' features are quite life like and yet this doesn't bring the names to life Instead these 'people' are unpleasant and disagreeable I don't know about other readers but I'm not one to read such fiction My favourite literature characters are gods that tread the Earth They can be vicious lusty vain avengeful and yet loveable Jhabvala's characters on the other hand repel me The structure of the novel is il


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