FIELD NOTES ON DEMOCRACY: Listening to Grasshoppers

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Booker winner Roy (The Shape of the Beast: Conversations with Arundhati Roy, 2008, etc.) wields a potent pen in this collection of political essays, written between 2002 and 2008.The author argues that religious fanaticism and rapacious development now threaten the future of India's parliamentary democracy. "Fascism's firm footprint has appeared in India," she writes, noting that the country's ... Read full review

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An excellent books with hardcore facts and ground conditions. Whoever wants to know what exactly is happening in India should definitely read it.
Initially I was among the critics of "Arundhati ROY"...but after reading it..i definitely follow her views.
A must read for a alert Indian

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