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Subscribed unsubscribe Subscribe Subscribe. The Lives of Others. I like learning stuff in books and this one made me look up many things about the Parsi community and other topics I didn’t know much about, but Familiy Matters can definitely be also read just as a great story without rhointon further involved in Indian history or politics.

Mistry spins a tale about Bombay through the story of one family undergoing dramatic yet completely plausible, at times quiet, ordinary events.

Mistry is a master of the detail.

You will get involved in it as though every joy and tragedy were happening within your own family. Nariman’s and 9-year-old Jehanger’s relationship is the most heartwarming one in the book, as grandfather and grandson share each other joys and pains with a purity closest to what we all strive for in a relationship. I never re-read books, but this is one of those rare gems that even I want to return to.

He crosses the line and accepts a rupee bribe in his official capacity as Homework Monitor. A Place Called Winter. But in the end all human beings became candidates for compassion, all of us, without exception Rohinton Mistry spins a tale of a Zoroastrian family, a story which can be the story of any family anywhere.


In this city of millions, he finds the details to make a short walk memorable, the different sects and types to populate the streets, all for background to the main story of the Vakeels and Contractors and Chenoys.

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Mistry does not adhere either to pompous melancholic facades or epical anecdotes. According to a November 3, BBC report: However, rebellion was not part of their natures, as it clearly is for Murad, and it would have been interesting to see what happens to him.

A questo punto Nariman va a vivere a casa della figlia, ma si rende conto di essere un peso sia per la figlia naturale sia per i figliastri. The characters like the letter-writer,shop owner, violinist, gambler were very unique though playing the supporting cast were quite unique and lovable too.

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His language graphically conjures up the characters, a tiny apartment, the marital tensions, the feelings of two young boys, the stresses of trying to cope with too little money and a naive employer, and particularly the deterioration in the health of the grandfather.

He has Parkinson’s and osteoporosis, and after breaking his leg becomes bedridden. It is full of pathos and realism. In this mattere Mistry makes several obscure references to India, Indian politics, and Matterw, and several pieces of dialog are in various languages other than English, but despite these barriers for a Western reader, I would whole-heartedly recommend this novel to anyone I know, especially to anyone who likes Shakespeare or familu enjoys stories that tackle all the really hard questions.

Nariman Vakeel has a fall, Jal and Coomy his step children, send their father to their half sister Roxanne. Two days ago I was speaking to my close friend 76 year old retired professorwhose mother celebrated her th birthday just a month ago.


For example Yezad started gambling illegally because he was having a hard time making ends with the added financial stress medical costs, etc. I am not sure I would have picked it up apart from that incentive.

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Despite the close quarters, Roxana does her best to make this new living situation work, mostly because of her absolute, unconditional love for her father, and the strong bond the family shares.

Ftee has to be felt, emotionally, and understand that “family does matters”. In other ways, it’s more like Such A Long Journey, with its focus on familial affairs and a relative tunnel vi It’s a classic Rohinton Mistry, nobody expects the man to paint happy little rainbows, but melancholia seeps through the pages of Family Matters.

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bby Nariman and his whole family are Parsis or Zoroastrians, a tight-knit community with its own rituals and concerns about ethnic purity. When in the epilogue the history of the grandfather and his tragic love seems to foreshadow the destiny of his grandson, the circle closes in an elegant way.

PaperbackReprint Editionpages. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. It’s never just one person who suffers when ‘rights’ are taken away. Jun 22, Tejaswini rated it really liked it Shelves: His step-children, Coomy and Jal, have a spacious apartment in the inaptly named Chateau Felicitybut are too squeamish and resentful to tend to his physical needs.