The Age of Shiva

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The Age of Shiva

By Manil Suri

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393065695, 455pp.

Publication Date: February 17, 2008

"In The Age of Shiva India's birth as a new nation parallels a woman's complex psychological journey confronting tradition and modernity. Exchanging sentimentality for clear vision, Suri reveals an immense humanity, and a tenderness for women making their way in a world of men. Drawn by this compelling narrative, I read this marvelous book in one sitting." Kiran Desai, author of The Inheritance of Loss, recipient of the Man Booker Prize.

About the Author
Manil Suri's first novel, The Death of Vishnu, won the 2002 Barnes and Noble Discover Prize and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award.