In , In The South Indian Village Of Chevathar, Renowned For Its Groves Of A Rare Variety Of Blue Mango, Solomon Dorai Is Contemplating The Imminent Destruction Of His World And Everything He Holds Dear As The Thalaivar, Or Headman, Of Chevathar, He Seeks To Preserve The Village From Both Catastrophe And Change, And The Decisions He Makes Will Mark His Family For Generations To ComeRichly Emotional And Abundant In Historical Detail, The House Of Blue Mangoes Is A Gripping Family Chronicle That Spans Nearly A Half Century And Three Generations Of The Dorai Family As They Search For Their Place In A Rapidly Changing Society Whether Recruited Into The Burgeoning Independence Movement, Apprenticed In Ancient Medical Arts, Or Managing A British Tea Plantation, The Dorai Men Nevertheless Find Themselves Drawn Back To Their Ancestral Land By Profound Emotional Ties That Transcend Even The Most Powerful Forces Of History
David Davidar is an author and publisher He was educated at Madras now Chennai and Harvard University where he obtained a diploma in publishing In 1985, while still in his mid twenties, he became one of the founding members of Penguin in India, where he edited or published authors like Kiran Desai, Arundhati Roy, Vikram Seth, Vikram Chandra, Rohinton Mistry, and Salman Rushdie.
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