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Maps For A Mortal Moon Poignant, witty, melancholic and intense, this is the best of four decades of prose from one of Indias masters of the written word The worst thing about being a human being is being a human being I wish I was bird, as the railway clerk in Nissim Ezekiels poem says But if I were, the worst thing about being a bird would be being a bird Welcome to the world of Adil Jussawalla, poet, columnist, critic The essays and entertainments collected in this volume take in everything from language to poetry, from ethics to model aeroplanes, from death and addiction to travel and alienation In these pages, you will meet poets, novelists, construction labourers, gamblers and most startlingly, Jussawalla himself as a boy who lost himself at the movies, as the acned adolescent on a ship watching a storm at sea, as the flaneur of South Mumbai.These essays provide insightful commentary on the cultural shifts and political changes over the past forty years.Written by one of the masters of the written word, Adil Jussawalla.Selected and edited by award winning author Jerry Pinto. New Download [ Maps For A Mortal Moon ] by [ Adil Jussawalla ] – freeboooks.com

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  • Paperback
  • 360 pages
  • Maps For A Mortal Moon
  • Adil Jussawalla
  • English
  • 01 July 2018
  • 9382277676

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10 thoughts on “Maps For A Mortal Moon

  1. says:

    Some excellent pieces on Bhupen Khakhar, on Nissim Ezekiel, on the author s loneliness and disappointment as a young artist in London But taken as a whole, the book is of uneven quality Wish I could have seenof the spirit behind the brilliant anthology of New Writing in India that Jussawalla had edited back in the day If like me your reason for reading this book is to sense something of the flavour of the times, as experienced in English language literary circles, you should read th Some excellent pieces on Bhupen Khakhar, on Nissim Ezekiel, on the author s loneliness and disappointment as a young artist in London But taken as a whole, the book is of uneven quality Wish I could have seenof the spirit behind the brilliant anthology...

  2. says:

    a travel to the mind of one of India s best writer with deeply melanocholic voice.

  3. says:

    Something so very old worldly gentle about this book Makes it poignant The writing is impeccable and such a pleasure Some of the pieces are exquisite the ones on Ezekiel, on the sensuality of writing, on the sandstorm off the coast of Aden But th...

  4. says:

    I am biased when it comes to Adil BUT this book is intelligent and a glimpse into his mind, memories and endless dreams It s beautiful The Bombay references, being away from India, the portrait of the ...

  5. says:

    Adil is an old favourite and here is a set of reflections in prose, from a poet.

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