Author:Jhabvala, R[uth] Prawer

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Amrita

By: Jhabvala, R[uth] Prawer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1956 (c.1955)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18687

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [a bit of shelfwear to lower extremities and top of spine, small stain on rear cover, smaller (and very light) stain on top page edges, front hinge a little weak but not cracked or split; jacket is edgeworn, with a few tiny nicks and a vertical crease in the rear panel]. This "affectionate and witty comedy of manners" set in modern New Delhi, India, deals with "a well-bred young girl in revolt from her family," in particular by falling in love with a young man from a much different social class. "The story of the young couple is complicated not only by the ... View more info