Such a Long Journey | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Such a Long Journey.
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SOURCE: Ramachandra, Ragini. “Rohinton Mistry's Such a Long Journey: Some First Impressions.” Literary Criterion 29, no. 4 (1994): 25-34.

In the following essay, Ramachandra praises the depiction of India in Such a Long Journey, holding that Mistry's portrayal of the Parsi people is accurate.

With its theme of man's primordial striving for peace and happiness eloquently articulated through a stunning sequence of events; its eye-filling variety of characters; its daring experimentation with language and its predominantly native sensibility, Such a Long Journey makes the reader sit up and take note of its unusual tone and texture. The novel which makes engrossing reading is like a whiff of fresh air and as welcome as spring time! What makes it even more refreshing is its intimate and first-hand presentation of a segment of Indian society by an insider that is not all too frequently portrayed in Indian fiction, namely, the Parsi community and...

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