Anita Desai on Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
November 22, 2017  13:33
"She was revealed to be a young woman of European descent -- German and Polish -- who was married to an Indian architect, Cyrus Jhabvala, and lived in rooms in a sprawling bungalow just off Alipur Road. When her mother, a German Jewish woman from London, visited her, Ruth searched for someone she could talk to."

Author Anita Desai on her literary apprenticeship with Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

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