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Analysis of ‘Games at Twilight’ by Anita Desai

Analysis of ‘Games at Twilight’ by Anita Desai Background Analysis of ‘Games at Twilight’ by Anita Desai – Anita Desai is an Indian novelist who was born to a German mother and an Indian father. Though she was born in India and spent her early life there, she moved to the US to work and…

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Analysis of Billenium – J G Ballard

Analysis of Billenium – J G Ballard Background Analysis of Billenium – J G Ballard – J G Ballard is one of the best known writers of science fiction in which he describes a dystopian world that is marred by destruction and disaster. One of his best known works is Empire in the Sun which…

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Analysis of ‘At Hiruharama’ by Penelope Fitzgerald

Analysis of ‘At Hiruharama’ by Penelope Fitzgerald About the Author Analysis of ‘At Hiruharama’ by Penelope Fitzgerald – Penelope Fitzgerald belonged to the illustrious Knox family. Her father and his brothers were intellectuals of their time. She was a late entrant to writing, publishing her first book when she was 58. She has written short…

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The Phoenix
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Analysis of ‘The Phoenix’, by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Analysis of ‘The Phoenix’, by Sylvia Townsend Warner Author Background Analysis of ‘The Phoenix’, by Sylvia Townsend Warner – Syvia Townsend Warner was born in Middlesex in 1893. Her father was a house master in Harrow School. His early death was a blow to Sylvia and she moved to London soon after and found work…

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Analysis of 'Of White Hairs and Cricket' by Rohinton Mistry
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Analysis of ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ by Rohinton Mistry

Analysis of ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ by Rohinton Mistry Background Analysis of ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ by Rohinton Mistry – Rohinton Mistry spent his youth in Mumbai, graduating in mathematics from the St Xavier’s College. The dominant influence in his life was the religion called Zoroastrianism which he followed as a Parsi. The…

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