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1,047 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Simon observes that Raj is an eloquent and engaging novel, noting that Mehta provides a unique feminine perspective on Indian literature. “Providence,” wrote Rud... Read more
2,074 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following interview, Mehta discusses her writing career, her multinational living arrangements, and the inspirations behind Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India. Gita and Sonny Mehta&#x... Read more
952 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Gorra evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India, noting that the book's weak structure “makes it neither a unified w... Read more
727 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Mukherjee praises Mehta's insight into Indian social, cultural, and political viewpoints in Snake and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India, drawing particular focus to the... Read more
8,731 words, approx. 30 pages
In the following essay, Schneller argues that Raj and Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance both use historical fact as a tool to further their plots and themes, commenting that the “delibera... Read more
3,800 words, approx. 13 pages
In the following essay, Buruma discusses the British colonial rule of India and its social and cultural effects as portrayed in Mehta's Raj. [In Raj: A Novel] Gita Mehta sets the scene well: In... Read more
799 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Alibhai criticizes Raj as a meager and bland novel, deficient in characterization and inventiveness. There is a thin novel somewhere in this fat one [Raj]. Thin as a gruel tha... Read more
692 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Curtis praises Mehta's eye for detail in Raj but argues that the plot is uninspired and poorly narrated. In Raj, Gita Mehta, who was born in India and educated at Bomba... Read more
512 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following excerpt, Abel asserts that Raj eloquently illustrates the lives of Indians, particularly Indian women, and their interpersonal relationships with each other and with British colonists... Read more