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Poet and Dancer. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, 1993, ISBN:0385468695:

Seller ID: 8271


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. Poet and Dancer. New York : Doubleday, (March 1993).First Printing. Pp (8),1-199,(1). 8vo, red cloth spine, red paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spne. "Angel is dark and plain, introverted and submissive, a spontaneous composer of childish verses, wholly consumed by the wild, seductive spell of her cousin Lara - a beautiful, irresponsible creature who expresses herself in free-form dance. What begins as a tender andintimate attachment between two young girls deepens in adulthood into some thing complex and perilous, as Lara's life spins in increasingly erratic... View more info

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A Stronger Climate: 9 Stories. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., New York, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 59324


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. A Stronger Climate : 9 Stories. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1968). First US Printing. Pp (14),11-214,(6). 8vo, purple cloth spine with navy blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (b. May 7, 1927, Cologne, Germany – d. April 3, 2013, New York City) was a German-born British and American novelist. A collection of nine short stories by the Indian author. "The nine stories in A Stronger Climate represent her second collection. Once again she proves her mastery as she probes ... View more info

Householder. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 75984


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. The Householder. London : John Murray, (1960). FirstUK Printing. Pp (6),7-[192]. 8vo, light blue cloth with blue lettering to spine. "There are few novelists using India as a background who treat theircharacters entirely as people and not as part of a political or philosophi cal interpretation of the contemporary scene. Mrs. Jhabvala has already established a reputatio for her novels on Indian life and in The Householder she is concerned with the emergence of Prem from his comparatively carefree student life living at home, to the status of teacher, husband and house... View more info

Shards of Memory. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, 1995, ISBN:0385477228:

Seller ID: 13669


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. Shards of Memory. New York : Doubleday, (September 1995). First Printing. Pp (10),[11]-221,(3). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blue-green paper-covered boards. "A young man named Henry sits down with his grandmother, a genial lady still called Baby by everyone, in her Manhattan townhouse where he has lived all his life, to record the history of a spiritual movement that has woven itself into the fabric of their family's lives for four generations. What unfolds is a mesmerizing family saga: the imperious great-grandmother Elsa and her husband, an Indian po... View more info

Three Continents. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1987, ISBN:0688071848:

Seller ID: 12253


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. Three Continents. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1987). First Printing. Pp (10),[11]-384. 8vo, white cloth spine, grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Harriet and Michael Wishwell are nineteen-year-old twins who have inherited a considerable fortune from their old, established American family. But they are not interested in money or possessions and want something far better than what their family - especially their divorced, childishly selfish parents—can offer them.When Michael meets the leaders of a new world movement called Transce... View more info

How I Became A Holy Mother. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Murray, , London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 114731


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. How I Became A Holy Mother. London : John Murray, (1976). First Edition. Pp (4),v,(1),1-203,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (b. May 7, 1927, Cologne, Germany – d. April 3, 2013, New York City) was a German-born British and American novelist. A collection of nine short stories by the Indian author. Unlike Ruth Jhabvala's other work in recent years, these stories are not concerned so much with Europeans in India as with Indians themselves. They are about universal human passions - but interwoven with Indiia itself. The heat, the v... View more info