Cyrus Cyrus by Adam Zameenzad

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Written by the author of "The Thirteenth House", "My Friend Matt and Hena the Whore" and "Love, Bones and Water", this is a story set in three continents and with a huge cast of characters that combines a narrative with elements of spiritualism, mystery, humour and magic.
 

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Published September 6, 1990 by Fourth Estate Ltd. 352 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Born in 1954 after his mother is raped by a police chief, Cyrus is a choodah, or Indian outcast, who is given to visions and philosophizing: ""Am I doing time, or is time doing me?"" ""The past is another place, not another time."" His ensuing narrative is part erotic diary, part mystical excursi...

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Zameenzad, who lives in Britain, is the author of three previous novels, of which only one ( The Thirteenth House ) has been published here .

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When Cyrus complains of seeing diners at an expensive London restaurant glancing at a television screen that shows scenes of Ethiopian starvation, God offers to put matters right.

Mar 14 1991 | Read Full Review of Cyrus Cyrus

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