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Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Author: Kiran Desai
Sampath Chawla was born in a time of drought that ended with a vengeance the night of his birth. All signs being auspicious, the villagers triumphantly assured Sampath's proud parents that their son was destined for greatness.Twenty years of failure later, that unfortunately does not appear to be the case. A sullen government worker, Sampath is ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780871137111
ISBN-10: 0871137119
Publication Date: 5/1998
Pages: 209
Edition: 1st American ed
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3.5 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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A very interesting book with an intriguing story and look into Indian life. This was a quick read that was different from what I usually choose but enjoyable all the same.
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First novel by Kiran Desai - beautiful writing, loose flowing story.
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**SPOILER ALERT**

A man turns into a guava. The End.

Honestly, this book didn't make any sense. I didn't understand the plot or what point the author was trying to make. I only finished the book in case there was some revelation at the end. There wasn't.


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