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DetailsSleeping On JupiterA train terminates at Jarmuli, a temple town by the sea. Here, among pilgrims, priests and ashrams, three old women from the train encounter a girl with wild hair and sloppy clothes.What is someone like her doing in this remote corner, which attracts only worshippers?Over the next few days, the women live out their dream of a holiday together; their temple guide finds ecstasy in forbidden love; and the girl is joined by a man battling his own demons. As their lives overlap and collide, unexpected connections are revealed between devotion and violence, friendship and fear, and Jarmuli emerges as a place with a long, dark past that transforms everyone who encounters it.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anuradha Roy's latest book, "Sleeping on Jupiter", won the DSC Prize for Fiction 2016 and was nominated for the Man Booker prize 2016. It has been nominated for various other literary prizes, including the FT/ Oppenheimer Prize, Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2015, the Tata Book of the Year Award 2015, and the Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Prize 2015.She won the Economist Crossword Prize for her second novel, "The Folded Earth".Her first novel, "An Atlas of Impossible Longing", has been widely translated and was picked as one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post and the Seattle Times. It has been named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India and was shortlisted for the Crossword Prize.Anuradha Roy won the Picador-Outlook Non-Fiction Prize in 2004 for her essay, "Cooking Women". She works as a designer at Permanent Black, an independent press which she runs with her husband, Rukun Advani. She lives in Ranikhet, India.
SKU Code PRK B 2837 Weight in Kg 0.0700 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789351951254 Author Name ANURADHA ROY Publisher Name Hachette India