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  1. says:

    Now deservedly shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize alongside the outstanding shortlist for the 2017 Republic of Consciousness Prize for 'gorgeous prose and hardcore literary fiction' from small independent presses Edgar The weight of this sad time we must obeySpeak what we feel not what we ought to sayThe oldest hath borne most We that are youngShall never see so much nor live so long King Lear Act 5 Scene 3 Postscr

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    NOW DESERVEDLY THE WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE TO FOLLOW ITS SHORTLISING FOR THE REPUBLIC OF CONSCIOUSNESS PRIZE

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    Update 21618 Now the well deserved winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018 Congratulations to Preti Taneja and al

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    We That Are Young has a feel to it that's not dissimilar to Salman Rushdie's recent 2017 novel The Golden House That's praise Both novels ultimately revolve around a big figure a patriarch who is revealed to be rather less worthy of the adulation that his status and visibility might indicate Preti Taneja's Devraj Bapuji to Rushdie's Nero Golden Both books shine a spotlight on an India of the latter 20th century far removed from the defere

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    This should have been right smack dab in my wheelhouse given my penchant for both Indian lit and Shakespeare it's a modern retellin

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    NOW RE READ AFTER ITS INCLUSION ON THE REPUBLIC OF CONSCIOUSNESS PRIZE LONG LISTWe That Are Young is published by Galley Beggar Press Perhaps best known as the publisher that took the risk on A Girl Is a Half formed Thing after everyone else had rejected it it went on to win the Women’s Prize for Fiction Galley Beggar Press is also the publ

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    A modern day re telling of King Lear 'We Are That Young' is a brilliant exploration of greed corruption and vice in modern India The novel follows the aristocrat cum royal family of Devraj; a patriarch whose puissance dissolves once he cedes ownership of his company to his elder daughters Garghi and Radha only to rise ephemerally like a phoenix in a haze of self righteous indignation against the corruption inherent in the company he set up

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    I've picked up this book as it received a lot of positive reviews here and has won Desmond Elliot prize for the first novel I have to admit I was somewhat underwhelmed The author models her book on King Lear and sets it in the modern day India In general 2018 was the year of classic retelling by the modern authors in English language I am not big fan of the idea though of course I admit that all the literature in a way is the retelling of

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    We that are young by Preti Taneja is a fabulous reworking of King Lear Having enjoyed a number of adaptations of this Shakespearean tragedy on stage I was familiar with the direction the arc of the story was likely to take This did not in any w

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    A great book can be great at different levels but a bad one doesn’t have that luxury Mislaid by all the hype and praise from western critics made me pick up this book Probably this is the worst book I read in a long time Pathetic plotting miserable attempt at adapting King Lear in Indian context lack of real knowledge on

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The story of a billionaire family dynasty led by a gold plated madman stewed in corruption mired in violence riven by infighting deception and lies The resonances will be there for anyone who knows King Lear not to mention anyone struggling to come to terms with the new world order from the rise of the religious right wing in India to the Trump dynasty in the United States This is not just Shakespeare repurposed for our times – it’s a novel that urgently matters in 2017 and which will resonate for years to come Jivan Singh the bastard. Now deservedly shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize alongside the outstanding shortlist for the 2017 Republic of Consciousness Prize for gorgeous prose and hardcore literary fiction from small independent presses Edgar The weight of this sad time we must obeySpeak what we feel not what we ought to sayThe oldest hath borne most We that are youngShall never see so much nor live so long King Lear Act 5 Scene 3 Postscript to my review Disappointed this missed out on the Booker particularly to Arundhati Roy s messy The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Taneja s novel refutes Roy s claim via one o

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Napurthala to Srinagar Kashmir Told in astonishing prose – a great torrent of words and imagery – We that are young is a modern day King Lear that bursts with energy and fierce beautifully measured rage Set against the backdrop of the anti corruption protests in 2011–2012 it provides startling insights into modern India the clash of youth and age the hectic pace of life in one of the world’s fastest growing economies – and the ever present spectre of death More than that this is a novel about the human heart And its breaking poin. A modern day re telling of King Lear We Are That Young is a brilliant exploration of greed corruption and vice in modern India The novel follows the aristocrat cum royal family of Devraj a patriarch whose puissance dissolves once he cedes ownership of his company to his elder daughters Garghi and Radha only to rise ephemerally like a phoenix in a haze of self righteous indignation against the corruption inherent in the company he set up riding a wife of populism based on deep seated misogyny and malevolent nationalism We Are That Young both eschews the limitations so often placed on Indi

Read ì eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB É Preti Taneja

Scion of the Devraj family returns to his childhood home after a long absence – only to witness the unexpected resignation of the ageing patriarch from the vast corporation he founded the Devraj Company On the same day Sita Devraj’s youngest daughter absconds – refusing to submit to the marriage her father wants for her Meanwhile Radha and Gargi Sita’s older sisters must deal with the fallout And so begins a brutal deathly struggle for power ranging over the luxury hotels and spas of New Delhi and Amritsar the Palaces and slums of. NOW RE READ AFTER ITS INCLUSION ON THE REPUBLIC OF CONSCIOUSNESS PRIZE LONG LISTWe That Are Young is published by Galley Beggar Press Perhaps best known as the publisher that took the risk on A Girl Is a Half formed Thing after everyone else had rejected it it went on to win the Women s Prize for Fiction Galley Beggar Press is also the publisher of the wonderful Forbidden Line that I read earlier this year and which remains one of the most unusual books I have read in 2017My thanks to Galley Beggar Press for an ARC of Preti Taneja s re working of King Lear Taneja takes the story and trans

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