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Annie Zaidi: Incitement to Murder. novel

Draupadi Verlag, Heidelberg 2020
ISBN 9783945191569, paperback, 182 pages, 18.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Gerhard Bierwirth. With the novel published in 2019 (original title: Prelude to a Riot), Annie Zaidi has the highly topical and explosive connection between prejudices ...

Aravind Adiga: Amnesty. novel

C.H. Beck Verlag, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783406755514, hardcover, 286 pages, 24.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Ulrike Wasel and Klaus Timmermann. Danny, actually Dhananjaya Rajaratnam and originally from Sri Lanka, has been denied refugee status in Australia. Well lives ...

Anuradha Roy: My mother's garden. novel

Luchterhand Literaturverlag, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783630876320, hardback, 416 pages, 22.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Werner Loch-Lawrence. "In my childhood I was known as the boy whose mother ran off with an Englishman," so begins the story of Myshkin and his ...

Christine Wunnicke: The lady with the painted hand. novel

Berenberg Verlag, Berlin 2020
ISBN 9783946334767, hardcover, 168 pages, 22.00 EUR
Bombay, 1764. India was not on the itinerary and Elephanta, this scruffy island full of snakes and goats and caves with the strange figures on the walls, certainly not. But as an explorer ...

Meena Kandasamy: Beatings. A portrait of the author as a young wife

CulturBooks, Hamburg 2020
ISBN 9783959881487, hardcover, 264 pages, 22.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Karen Gerwig. Seduced by politics, poetry and the dream of creating a better world together, a young woman falls in love with a charismatic university lecturer. To…

Deepa Anappara: The detectives from the Bhoot Bazaar. novel

Rowohlt Verlag, Reinbek near Hamburg 2020
ISBN 9783498001186, hardcover, 400 pages, EUR 24.00
Translated from the English by Pociao and Roberto de Hollanda. Detective work is not child's play. Nine-year-old Jai watches too many police documentaries and thinks he's smarter than his girlfriend Pari (although she ...

Christopher Kloeble: The Museum of the World. novel

dtv, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783423282185, hardcover, 528 pages, 24.00 EUR
Bartholomäus is an orphan boy from Bombay, he is at least twelve years old and speaks almost as many languages. As a translator for the German brothers Schlagintweit, who in 1854 with the support ...

Shobha Rao: Girls burn brighter. novel

Elster Verlagbuchhandlung, Zurich 2019
ISBN 9783906903125, hardcover, 320 pages, 24.00 EUR
From the American by Sabine Wolf. Purnima and Savita are poor, they are ambitious and they are girls - not good prospects for their future. After the death of her mother, the 16-year-old ...

Josef Winkler: The city clerk of Calcutta

Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2019
ISBN 9783518470145, hardcover, 105 pages, 14.00 EUR
This time the Indian driver did not end up in Varanasi, at the cremation sites on the holy Ganges, but in Calcutta. There he takes us on his tours through the city - again and again ...

Amitav Ghosh: The Islands. novel

Karl Blessing Verlag, Munich 2019
ISBN 9783896676467, hardcover, 368 pages, 22.00 EUR
From the American by Barbara Heller and Rudolf Hermstein. When Deen Datta, an antiquarian in Brooklyn, on a visit to his old home in Calcutta, came across a Bengali legend about a snake goddess ...

Janice Pariat: A heart with nine chambers. novel

Secession Verlag, Zurich 2019
ISBN 9783906910574, hardcover, 190 pages, 20.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Malte F. Rauch. Nine people remember a young woman - the same young woman - who loved them or who loved them. She is the absent center of this ...

Amitava Kumar: Using the example of the monkey. novel

Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich 2019
ISBN 9783446261723, hardcover, 336 pages, 23.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Nikolaus Stingl. The Indian student Kailash came to New York in 1990 with wide eyes. It adapts effortlessly, wants to blend in - even more, it wants to shine. Full of…

Neel Mukherjee: Life in one breath. novel

Antje Kunstmann Verlag, Munich 2018
ISBN 9783956142543, hardcover, 320 pages, 24.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Ditte and Giovanni Bandini. What happens when we try to leave the life we ​​are at home in for something better? In five fates unfolds in this ...

Rahman Abbas: The city, the sea, love. novel

Draupadi Verlag, Heidelberg 2018
ISBN 9783945191293, hardcover, 326 pages, 19.80 EUR
From the Urdu by Almuth Degener. A young man moves to the city of Mumbai, takes up a job and falls in love. A simple story, but a novel filled to the brim with tension and fantasy, with social criticism, ...