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A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker PrizeSet 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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9780060121976
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Grouped Work ID 7ba640d1-6762-1d90-4a94-9ff9681abddb
Grouping Title heat and dust
Grouping Author jhabvala ruth prawer
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-08 04:20:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 04:28:27AM

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subject_facet British -- India -- Fiction, Electronic books, Historical fiction, India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Fiction, India -- Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction
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