Warning: session_start(): open(/tmp/sess_3fe3c8eeb01f21221ae77a38c39a1c38, O_RDWR) failed: Disk quota exceeded (122) in /home/bookchum/public_html/book-detail.php on line 2

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/bookchum/public_html/book-detail.php:2) in /home/bookchum/public_html/book-detail.php on line 2
Cracking India: A Novel Book Review, Book by Bapsi Sidhwa
BookChums Cart

Cracking India: A Novel

Cracking India (Paperback)

Cracking India (Paperback)

By Author :

Language :

3 Stars
1 Rating
Published by Milkweed Editions

296 pages






Retail Price:

Rs. 892

Bookchums Price:

Rs. 731

Delivered in : 8 business days



The 1947 Partition of India is the backdrop for this powerful novel, narrated by a precocious child who describes the brutal transition with chilling veracity. Young Lenny Sethi is kept out of school because she suffers from polio. She spends her days with Ayah, her beautiful nanny, visiting with the large group of admirers that Ayah draws. It is in the company of these working class characters that Lenny learns about religious differences, religious intolerance, and the blossoming gen...

More details


Cracking India,  

A Novel,  

Bapsi Sidhwa,  

historical fiction,  


0 Review of Cracking India (Paperback)

Be the first to review this book. Review Now

Posted By:

Chums Reading:


In Clubs:



About Bapsi Sidhwa

Bapsi Sidhwa is a Pakistani writer who currently lives in Houston, U.S. She writes in English. She h...

More books by Bapsi Sidhwa