Poet and Dancer

  • Title: Poet and Dancer
  • Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  • ISBN: 9780385468879
  • Page: 150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poet and Dancer Jhabvala winner of the Booker Prize as well as an Academy Award for screenwriting has written a haunting tale of the complex and perilous relations between two young cousins Angel and Lara A master
    Jhabvala, winner of the Booker Prize as well as an Academy Award for screenwriting, has written a haunting tale of the complex and perilous relations between two young cousins, Angel and Lara A masterful novel which explores the dangers of love and committment.

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    About Ruth Prawer Jhabvala


    1. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE was a Booker prize winning novelist, short story writer, and two time Academy Award winning screenwriter She was perhaps best known for her long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, made up of director James Ivory and the late producer Ismail Merchant Their films won six Academy Awards.She fled Cologne with her family in 1939 and lived through the London Blitz After university she moved to Delhi, India her home for 24 years until 1975 She began to write fiction, exploring east west encounters, and won the Booker prize Based in New York until she died in 2013, she is best known for her Oscar winning screenplays and her novel Heat and Dust.


    584 Comments


    1. Another great library find!This resonated with me on so many levels.

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    2. One of the most haunting and frightening book I've ever read. Of all the literary genres, the novella is my favorite, and in this one, every word is strictly necessary, just as it should be. It is the story of 2 cousins, Angel and Lara, who belong to a moneyed Manhattan family. The shy one, Angel, wrote some poetry as a child, and ever since has been considered "a poet" by her relatives, although she is quite incapable of writing anything of significance. Similarly, Lara, who is very beautiful, [...]

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    3. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's Poet and Dancer mesmerized me with its dangerous and elegant style about the start of two young girls who meet each other for the first time.The theme of Poet and Dancer were the dangers of love because the story focused on two relationships that were complex and obsessive.Jhabvala's style appeals very rich and elegant. I really liked her style as it gave off great details about the characters and place. The narrators voice to me sounded thoughtful and unique from other bo [...]

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    4. I was really excited at the beginning of this book; the idea of a poet and a dancer living in Manhatten was appealing. The characters also seemed very interesting, but somehow the story didn't keep my attention.

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    5. A weird little book. Not much of a life for these two girls. Too sad.

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