Rohinton Mistry Writing Styles in Swimming Lessons

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Award-winning author Rohinton Mistry is born in Bombay and currently lives in Toronto, Canada. The final story in this book reveals that Kersi Boyce, first introduced as a young knuckle-cracking, rat-hunting cricket aficionado in "One Sunday," has become a writer of short stories in Toronto and has published his first book, a copy of which he sends to his parents. It is clearly the present volume. Before Mistry reveals the twist, Kersi narrates two other stories in the first person. "Of White Hairs and Cricket" depicts his frustrating home life on the brink of poverty as a teenager, and learning to appreciate that time is fleeting when he sees a friend's father on the brink of death. In "Lend Me Your Light," he writes about living in Canada, and mulls over the differences between older brother Percy becoming a social activist in India, while their wealthy...

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