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A river Sutra

by Gita Mehta

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Published by N.A. Talese in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Narmada River Region (India),
  • India,
  • Narmada River Region,
  • Narmada River Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India -- Narmada River Region -- Fiction,
    • Tales -- India -- Narmada River Region,
    • Narmada River Region (India) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGita Mehta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.E344 R58 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination291 p. ;
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1731275M
      ISBN 10038547007X
      LC Control Number92035779

      In “A River Sutra,” Mehta returns to the same spiritual territory, examining afresh the tendency to disengage from the world rather too quickly. Hers is a humanist interpretation. In addition to her books, Karma Cola, Raj, A River Sutra, Snakes and Ladders and Eternal Ganesha,Gita Mehta has written articles for a number of Indian, European and American magazines, and filmed documentaries for European and American books have been translated into thirteen languages and published in twenty-seven countries. She lives in New York, London and s:

      : River Sutra () by Mehta, Gita and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(2K). A River Sutra () About book: Of the many stories and themes that flow through A River Sutra, one stands out above all: passion. The individual stories that are told alongside this river are both awe-inspiring and heartbreaking. Altogether, these stories of passion, the story of A River Sutra, function to demonstrate the functions of mythology as set by Joseph Campbell/5(3).

        A River Sutra is written in mid to late twentieth century style, so it is true to its time period, one could say. This novel uses a framed narrative. This novel uses a framed narrative. The narrator of the novel is an aging burocreate who decides to leave the world and retire as an in keeper. For Book Club Meeting: Saturday, 26th June Venue: Ms. Madhavi Murthy’s residence. Time: pm to pm Out and out, A River Sutra by Gita Mehta is about the Narmada river – a river in central India and the fifth largest river in the Indian subcontinent, forming the traditional boundary between North India and South India. After finishing the book, you feel fulfilled and yet.


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River Sutra is a good book, which has the River Narmada as it's central theme and talks about the lives of those who live near it or come to it for various as described in the book, the stories of the people in the book come to us as water flowing through lives to teach us something/5. Overview Inthe Indian author Gita Mehta published her third book, A River a departure from her other books, which deal with connections between India and the West, the collection of stories that makes up A River Sutra looks at the diverse experiences across India itself.

Presenting disconnected narratives about a variety of people, the book plays on the Indian concept of a. Gita Mehta writes beautifully in A River Sutra.

That makes this book a very pleasant read, but it is not the kind of literary fiction that it is dressed up to be. There are short plots wrapped up in a couple of chapters, one chapter to introduce the character and Cited by: Find books like A River Sutra from the world’s largest community of readers.

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This is an interesting book made up of stories either experienced or told on the banks of the River Narmada. There is a narrator (Sutra-dhar), an ex-civil servant, who takes up the job of the Manager of the Narmada Rest House, a Mughal vintage building deep inside the forest on the banks of the Narmada, as if only to symbolise his entering the Vanaprastha stage of life.

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A River Sutra: an Excerpt. An elderly bureaucrat escapes the world to run a guest house on the banks of India’s holiest river, the Narmada, only to find he has made the wrong choice. Too many lives converge here. Among those who disturb his tranquility are a privileged young executive bewitched by a mysterious lover; a novice Jain monk who [ ].

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it is saying bad things. A River Sutra by Gita Mehta Viking; Rs A sutradhaar, or narrator, is one who threads a story together, while also being at its Mehta's narrator is an elderly bureaucrat and childless widower who decides to spend the last years of his service managing a rest-house on the banks of the river Narmada.

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A River Sutra is a lyrical series of interlocking stories that transport the reader to a contemporary India that is a magical blend of reality and myth. It emphasizes the mysteries of the east and foregrounds their self contained insulated reality.

Title – A River Sutra Author – Gita Mehta Genre – Fiction / Mystical Rating – /5 A civil servant voluntarily takes up position at a guest house on the banks of the holy river Narmada. “A River Sutra” is a recollection of stories of the people he meets, or hears about, in and around.

Gita Mehta is the author of the bestselling books Karma Cola, Raj, A River Sutra, and Snakes and Ladders. She divides her time between New York, London, and India. Customer Reviews. Related Searches.

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