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Indian winter / a novel by Kazim Ali.

Ali, Kazim, 1971- (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781552454657
  • ISBN: 1552454657
  • Physical Description: 153 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Coach House Books, [2024]

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"A queer writer travelling through India can't escape the regrets of his past, nor the impending ruin of his present. "I am leaving for the winter -- I have to get away from this small town and all its dangers -- to write, read, think, all the most important things in the world but which are thought the least important, the most expendable." Thus begins the Indian winter of our narrator, a queer writer and translator much like the author, a winter that includes a meandering journey through India, trying to write about a long-ago lover whose death he has just learned of. While on this journey into memory, he flees his current faltering relationship in search of new friendships and intimacies. Indian Winter finds itself where the travel diary, the kunstlerroman, poetry, and autofiction meet. But the heartbreak brought on by his unravelling relationship and his family's inability to accept his queerness cannot be outrun; as he traverses India, our narrator can't help but repeatedly encounter himself and the range of love and alienation he has within."-- Provided by publisher.
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Issued also in electronic format.
Genre: Novels.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at C.H. Booth Library - Newtown.

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