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Clearing the Rubble

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 580 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Clearing the Rubble, a radio play for three voices, was commissioned by BBC Radio to commemorate the first anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated Gujarat on 26 January 2001. Two lives are brought together by tragedy. Toby, an English journalist, decides to help a young Muslim boy whose mother and two sisters are buried under the debris of the fallen hospital. The play is a touching tale of the victims of both natural calamity and social discrimination. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Clearing the Rubble, a radio play for three voices, was commissioned by BBC Radio to commemorate the first anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated Gujarat on 26 January 2001. Two lives are brought together by tragedy. Toby, an English journalist, decides to help a young Muslim boy whose mother and two sisters are buried under the debris of the fallen hospital. The play is a touching tale of… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Clearing the Rubble, a radio play for three voices, was commissioned by BBC Radio to commemorate the first anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated Gujarat on 26 January 2001. Two lives are brought together by tragedy. Toby, an English journalist, decides to help a young Muslim boy whose mother and two sisters are buried under the debris of the fallen hospital. The play is a touching tale of the victims of both natural calamity and social discrimination. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

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