Combat of Shadows

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9788129124722 | Paperback | 312 | 2013 | Rupa Publications

Combat of Shadows is a complex multilayered novel about an Englishman caught in a web of deceit after bringing back an English wife having spurned his lover.

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Author: Manohar Shetty

9788129124722 | PB | pp. 312 | 2013 | Rupa Publications

Combat of Shadows is a complex multilayered novel about an Englishman caught in a web of deceit after bringing back an English wife having spurned his lover.

Ships in 2-4 days

Harry Winton, the British manager of a tea estate in Assam leads a blessed life–a job which gives him power over scores of men; a rambling bungalow perched on the edge of a cliff; and an unencumbered, solitary existence in the verdant reaches of the Assam highlands–until the Anglo-Indian beauty, Ruby Miranda, enters his life.

Beneath her charming demeanour, Ruby conceals a throbbing desire: to become a pucca memsahib to an Englishman.

But when Harry goes on leave to England and returns with an English wife, his relationship with Ruby takes an ominous turn. An irreversible web of deceit, adultery and revenge begins, which culminates in a chilling dénouement.

One of Malgonkar’s most complex and layered novels, Combat of Shadows is a finely etched portrait of a society in flux.

Authors:

Manohar Shetty

ISBN:

9788129124722

Binding:

Paperback

Year of Publication:

2013

Pages:

312

Publisher:

Rupa Publications

Edition:

Reissue

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

China

About the Author

The author born in 1953 in Bombay has published Full Disclosure: New and Collected Poems (1981-2017) (Speaking Tiger, New Delhi; 2017), bringing together his eight books of poems and some new work. His previous individual collections include Domestic Creatures (Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1994); Body Language(Poetrywala, Bombay; 2012); Morning Light (Copper Coin, New Delhi; 2016); Creatures Great and Small (Copper Coin, New Delhi; 2014) and Living Room (HarperCollins, New Delhi; 2014). In the UK his poems have appeared in London Magazine, Poetry Review, Wasafiri and Poetry Wales. He has co-edited a special edition on English language poets of India for Poetry Wales. In the United States his poems have appeared in Chelsea, Rattapallax, Fulcrum, Shenandoah, The Common, Atlanta Review The Baffler and New Letters, and in Helix in Australia. Several anthologies feature his work, notably The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets (edited by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Oxford University Press, New Delhi) and in anthologies edited by Eunice de Souza, Vilas Sarang and Jeet Thayil. His poems have been translated into Italian, Finnish, German, Croatian and Slovenian. He has edited Ferry Crossing: Short Stories from Goa (Penguin India; 1998) and Goa Travels: Being the Accounts of Travellers from the 16th to the 21st Century (Rupa; New Delhi).

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