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Rohinton Mistry was born in 1952 and grew up in Bombay, India, where he also attended university. In 1975 he emigrated to Canada. He is the author of three novels and one collection of short stories. His debut novel, Such a Long Journey (1991), won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book and the Governor General's Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It was made into an acclaimed feature film in 1998. His second novel, A Fine Balance (1995), won many prestigious awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and the Giller Prize, as well as being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize.

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A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
A Fine Balance
Rohinton Mistry
Author shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2011. A 2011 World Book Night selection. Set in mid 1970s India, a subtle and compelling narrative about four unlikely characters who come together in circumstances no one could have foreseen...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2006

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