Books by David J. Davidar

THE HOUSE OF BLUE MANGOES by David J. Davidar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2002

"A lavish tale that will evoke memories of such other disparate predecessors as Forster's A Passage to India and Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy. Readers who persevere through its intermittent tedious passages will be generously rewarded."
An epic sweep and several strikingly imagined characters are the most impressive features of this nevertheless uneven debut: an ambitious three-generational saga that embraces the early 20th-century history of the Indian subcontinent, Gandhi's pacifist revolution, and the collapse of the British Raj. Read full book review >