Author:Ruth Prawer Jhabvala


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Heat And Dust

By: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Counterpoint: 1999

Seller ID: 0010398

ISBN: 1582430152

Condition: Very good

Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position as the wife of an important English civil servant. Longing for passion and independence, Olivia is drawn into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in gang raids and criminal plots. She is intrigued by the Nawab's charm and aggressive courtship, and soon begins to spend most of her da... View more info