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    boy‚ called Pi Patel‚ who survives in a boat for 227 days after a shipwreck. I believe this book deserves to win the Man Booker Prize not for the story it tells but for the thoughts it brings to our minds. The first interesting idea that is brought up by this novel is the conflict between religions. In the book this is shown by the arguing of the priest‚ the monk‚ and the Muslim man over Pi’s religion. In the novel he is than forced to choose between Catholicism‚ Hinduism and Islam. In this exact

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    herself short-listed for Booker Prize on three occations. Her first novel Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard which was published in 1998 and won the Betty Trask Award was given by the Society of Authors for the best new novels by citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations under the age thirty five. Her second novel The Inheritance of Loss (2006) was widely praised by many critics around the world such as‚ Asia‚ Europe and United States. And also she was awarded a Berlin Prize fellowship at the American

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    The Man Booker Prize is my choice. Unlike the Pulitzer‚ the Booker Prize focuses specifically on rewarding authors who attained the highest level of novel writing. Also‚ the Booker prize is impartial as it rewards any writer who is a citizen of any Commonwealth country‚ as opposed to the American-only Pulitzer. Hence‚ I feel that the Booker prize encompasses a wider range of literature and is a better judge of good books. After much consideration‚ I have settled upon Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

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    Indo Anglian Literature

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    an Indian author. With the sudden surge of writers in this genre‚ its history is very recent‚ mostly limited to the last two centuries. As a category it owes its roots to the post-colonial era and today with almost three Nobel laureates and five Booker Prize holders it finds a much respected place on the racks of international bookstores. Compiled below is a timeline that traces the birth of various writers in this genre right from its roots in the year 1759: 1759 –Birth of Dr. Brighton‚ famously

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    Tim Winton Biography

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    adapted for theatre by Justin Monjo and Richard Roxburgh‚ and also made into a film. A second film adaptation was made of In the Winter Dark (1988)‚ featuring Brenda Blethyn. The Riders (1995) was shortlisted for the 1995 Booker Prize for Fiction‚ and also won a Commonwealth Writers Prize. Many of his books are set in his familiar landscapes of Western Australia. After writing six of his adult novels‚ Tim Winton wrote his first book for children‚ Jesse (1988). Other children ’s books followed‚ including

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    Multiplicity of voices in Indian English novels:A Postcolonial study A foundational text in the discussion of postcoloniality is Edward Said’s Orientalism. Said identifies how the western world “spoke” for and represented the Orient‚ while the Orient was kept silent to maintain and allow this position of power for the westerner. In Said’s Orientalism‚ he gives a brief history of these phenomena he identifies and describes. He says‚ [t]aking the late eighteenth

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    INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH POEM THE BEGINNING The renaissance in modern Indian Literature begins with Raja Ram Mohan Roy. The infiltration of western culture‚ the study of English literature‚ the adoption of western scientific techniques‚ gave a jolt to India’s traditional life. It shocked us into a new awareness‚ a sense of urgency‚ and the long dormant intellectual and critical impulse was quickened into sudden life and the reawakening Indian spirit went forth to meet the violent challenge of

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    Fasting Feasting

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    Fasting‚ Feasting - Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasting‚_Feasting‎ Fasting‚ Feasting is a novel by Indian writer Anita Desai‚ first published in 1999 in Great Britain by Chatto and Windus. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for ... You’ve visited this page 3 times. Last visit: 12/10/13 File:Fasting Feasting.jpg - Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fasting_Feasting.jpg‎ This is the front cover art for the book Fasting‚ Feasting written

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    Destiny Half a Life Commodities and Capabilities A House for Mr. Biswas Magic Seeds Inequality Re-examined Equality of Capacity Books by Indian Booker Prize Winning Authors Salman Rushdie Midnight’s Children Arundhati Roy God of Small Things Arvind Adiga The White Tiger Satanic Verses Broken Republic Last Man in Tower Shame The End of Imagination The Moor’s Last Sigh Power Politics The Algebra of Infinite Justice Fury The Enchantress of Florence

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    music ’. • February 22 2013 • On 21 February 2013 the former head of Tata Group Ratan Tata‚ was awarded the life time achievement award 2012 by Ernst & Young. • February 28 2013 • On 26 February 2013 Sugata Mitra was awarded the Million-Dollar TED Prize for Extraordinary creativity. • The Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher awarded with the City Proclamation Award in Los Angeles. • January 04 2013 • Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan is among the 33 federal judges re-nominated by the US President

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