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The house of blue mangoes

David Davidar

The house of blue mangoes

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Published by HarperPerennialCanada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Davidar.
The Physical Object
Pagination542 p. :
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20025694M
ISBN 100006392725
OCLC/WorldCa52620276


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The other son grows rich on a patent medicine to lighten dark skin, and eventually revitalizes his family's presence in Chevathar by building a mansion he calls the house of blue mangoes. David Davidar (born 27 September ) is an Indian novelist and publisher.

He is the author of three published novels, The House of Blue Mangoes (), The Solitude of Emperors () and Ithaca (). In parallel to his writing career, Davidar has been a publisher for a quarter century. He is the co-founder of Aleph Book Company, a literary Born: Septem (age 61), Nagercoil.

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