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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Measuring the repercussions

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... ways. And the Mountains Echoed, his third novel, continues to build on the themes of love and exile of his two previous books. The book's epigram, a verse by the 13th-century Sufi poet ... story to his two children, 10-year-old Abdullah and three-year-old Pari: a div, a monster who comes down from his mountain retreat to steal children, visits Baba Ayub's village, taps on his ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Books: Barbara Kingsolver, Q & A

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by BRON

    ... and religious trust, but its setting in a small impoverished rural town in the Appalachian mountains, effectively America's Bible Belt, is of particular importance to you. Can you tell us why? ... as I'm about to again launch a book tour- "parading myself around". Part of this rural and mountain culture is to cultivate modesty, especially for women. So you don't want to draw ...

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    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by ANNIE

    ... a bit spoilt. They meet in a Tokyo bar and Sensei institutes various "dates" including a visit to a market and mushroom picking in the mountains. One of the most charming elements ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Afghanistan: the great game of thrones

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... Russia, the other big empire of the time, was moving south through Central Asia. What stood between these two empires was the fractious, mountainous region of Afghanistan, for centuries ...



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