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Arcade Publishing, 2001 - Fiction - 272 pages
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In his new, long-awaited novel, Shashi Tharoor, the acclaimed author of The Great Indian Novel and Show Business, whom the Independent (London) called "one of the finest novelists writing in English today", once again experiments masterfully with narrative form. The story revolves around a young American volunteer in India and the mystery surrounding the circumstances of her death. Like the Japanese classic Rashomon, in RIOT there are disturbingly different versions of the events, and everyone is convinced they hold the truth. In plot, style, and characterization, Shashi Tharoor's latest novel is a brilliant tour de force.

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nspiration for "Riot" In 1989 a major political party in India, declared as a campaign issue, to reclaim the site of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya for the Hindus to build a Ram temple. The ongoing ... Read full review

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Britain is facing destruction with rising costs which results in forced sterilization. As a result youth take to the streets to riot. The main female character is on the run trying to stay alive. What ... Read full review

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Tharoor was born in London and brought up in Bombay and Calcutta. A winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, he is the interim head of the Department of Public Information of the United States.

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