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The Assassin"s Song

by M.G. Vassanji

  • 135 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Canadian Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • India,
  • Sufis

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362981M
    ISBN 101400042178
    ISBN 109781400042173

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Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. With his new novel, The Assassin's Song, Vassanji has met this issue of difference-based self-labelling head on. The main cultural background of the novel involves the history of Muslims in the Author: Giles Foden. The Assassin’s Song opens in the s in a village in Western India, the site of the thirteenth-century Sufi shrine of Pirbaag.

Karsan Dargawalla is next in line after his father to assume the lordship of the shrine. But Karsan longs to be “just ordinary”–to be a great cricketer and play for his country and, at the urging of a truck driver, to learn more and more about the world.

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