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  • THE BODY IN THE BILLIARD ROOM. by Keating, H. R. F.
    Keating, H. R. F.
    THE BODY IN THE BILLIARD ROOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in his award-winning series featuring Inspector Ghote of the Bombay(now Mumbai) police. This is set at the hill station of Ootamacund, and turns the classic detective mystery upside down. SIGNED on the title page. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-091702801.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 70978
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  • FAMILY MATTERS. by Mistry, Rohinton.
    Mistry, Rohinton.
    FAMILY MATTERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Bombay in the mid 1990's, by this award-winning Canadian writer who was born there. 434 pp. ISBN: 0-375-403736.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 49940
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  • SWIMMING LESSONS and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag. by Mistry, Rohinton.
    Mistry, Rohinton.
    SWIMMING LESSONS and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag.

    Edition: First US printing and first hardcover edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book, a highly praised collection of short stories, by this Canadian writer who was born in Bombay - these interconnected stories about the lives of several characters who live in a Bombay apartment block capture the crowded, throbbing life of urban India. Originally published as a trade paperback in Canada. ISBN: 0-395-498627.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (some toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 29523
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  • SWIMMING LESSONS and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag. by Mistry, Rohinton.
    Mistry, Rohinton.
    SWIMMING LESSONS and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag.

    Edition: First US printing and first hardcover edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book, a highly praised collection of short stories, by this Canadian writer who was born in Bombay - these interconnected stories about the lives of several characters who live in a Bombay apartment block capture the crowded, throbbing life of urban India. Originally published as a trade paperback in Canada. ISBN: 0-395-498627.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 29971
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  • FAMILY MATTERS. by Mistry, Rohinton.
    Mistry, Rohinton.
    FAMILY MATTERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Bombay in the mid 1990's, by this award-winning Canadian writer who was born there. 434 pp. ISBN: 0-375-403736.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46178
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  • THE DEATH OF VISHNU. by Suri, Manil.
    Suri, Manil.
    THE DEATH OF VISHNU.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised debut novel: Vishnu, the resident odd job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the staircase landing he inhabits, while his neighbors squabble over who will pay for the ambulance. Praise from such writers as Michael Cunningham, Amy Tan, Andrea Barrett (who called this "Sympathic, penetrating, comic, and moving, this fine and unusual first novel unexpectedly braids Hindu mythology and traditions into the daily life of a broad cast of wonderfully drawn characters. The result draws on the best storytelling traditions of both east and west.").Illustrated endpapers. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-393050424.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40246
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  • NARCOPOLIS. by Thayil, Jeet.
    Thayil, Jeet.
    NARCOPOLIS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - Poet's first novel, a "rich hallucinatory dream that captures Bombay in all its squalor." Covering over three decades from the 1970s on, this is a "book about drugs, sex, death, perversion, addiction, love and god." Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Man Asian Prize. Published in the UK as a trade paperback, so this US edition is the first hardcover. 288 pp. ISBN: 9781594203305.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 64321
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  • BEACH BOY. by Vakil, Ardashir.
    Vakil, Ardashir.
    BEACH BOY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's prize-winning (winner of the Betty Trask award, shortlisted for the Whitbread) novel, this is the story of an 8 year old boy in early 1970's Bombay. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-684-852993.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48885
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