The impressionist

Hari Kunzru

| 2002

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A sweeping, colourful adventure from the acclaimed author of White Tears Discover Hari Kunzru's smash-hit debut novel This is the extraordinary story of a child conceived in a wild monsoon night, a boy destined to be an outsider, a man with many names and no name. Born into luxury but disinherited and cast out onto the streets of Agra, Pran Nath must become a chameleon. Chasing his fortune, he will travel from the red light district of Bombay to the green lawns of England to the unmapped African wilderness. He will play many different roles -- a young prize in a brothel, the adopted son of Scottish missionaries, the impeccably educated young Englishman headed for Oxford -- in order to find the role that will finally fit. Daring and riotously inventive, The Impressionist is an odyssey of self-discovery: a tale of the many lives one man can live and of the universal search...

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Thomas Karlsen



Lovande inledning. Jag sveps med i en historia som för tankarna till Salman Rushdies berättarkonst. Tyvärr håller den inte måttet hela vägen. Bitvis känns det som om det går lite på tomgång. Helt ok trots allt.


Daniel Andersson



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