Book List in Order:16 titles

  • Living in a land distant from France, a memory of hawthorn blossoms in the month of May is evoked in the mind of the author of this text. The memory is associated with his reading of In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust and he finds himself recall...


  • Layers of images captured in fractured time rather than a linear narrative of events, the core of experience illuminated by imagistic brilliance rather than told as a conventional story, reality as a resurrection of memory in which time past is a con...


  • First published in London in 1967, The Murder of Aziz Khan has acquired an important place in the literary history of Pakastani writing in English. It presents a picture of Pakastani society in its earliest years in the persons of Aziz Khan, who rep...


  • The Beautiful Empire is Brazil and in the second half of the nineteenth century the money is growing on trees – the rubber trees whose precious sap is wanted all over the world. Drawn by rumours of fabulous wealth to be won there, Europeans pour in...


  • Set in the swinging London of the 1960s, Crump’s Terms evokes that time of the exploding popular culture through the life of its remarkable hero. An English teacher at a London Secondary Modern school, Crump presides over a class of adolescents. In...


  • The river flowed in a dark, narrow channel. Light filtered in diagonal streaks through the canopy of overhanging trees. Cries from unseen animals filled the air from time to time. Flocks of parrots went shrieking past overhead, almost drowning out th...


  • At one level, this is an absorbing mystery which keeps the reader wanting to know where the next twist in the narrative will lead: who is Hulme, what exactly is he investigating, and what has Bogart got to do with it all? At another level, this is a...


  • Brawling, bawdy, and picaresque, The Incredible Brazilian uses the opening of seventeenth-century Brazil as the setting for the adventures of one of literature’s least lovable but most likeable rogues: Gregório Peixoto da Silva Xavier. The second ...


  • A New History of Torments is a work of extraordinary imaginative scope by a writer at the height of his powers—a novel in which allegory and action, illusion and disillusion, passion and suspense blend into a complex and fascinating plot that could...






  • Displaying the astonishing range of imaginative power and formal invention he is justly acclaimed for, and a subtly secutive prose, Ghoe lays bare the multiple layers of himan experience in setings as diverse as South America, India and Pakistan, and...


  • This is a novel by the author of "A New History of Torments", "The Fiction of Reality" and "Figures of Enchantment". It features the character Urim who wanders the world, and yet in finding the end of his journey, he sees the mirror image of its begi...


  • No matter how many times he did his sums, Filipe Gamboa’s salary never amounted to his daydream. He would always want more than he possessed. He longed for a great fortune not only for a luxury apartment and a Mercedes Benz but also to ensure his d...


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    Novelist and poet Ghose presents radical interpretations of The Bard's four most popular tragedies, for both the scholar and the theatergoer. He delves into such questions as whether Cordelia deliberately provoked her father into disinheriting her, w...