A Fine Balance is a saga written in the tradition of Tolstoy’s famous Anna Karenina. Indeed, Rohinton Mistry has often been compared to storytellers like Tolstoy and Dickens. The scene is India, 1975, and Indira Gandhi has declared a State of Emergency in the country. Bookclub-in-a-Box takes the reader into the lives of four people who have each suffered great loss, but have come together to forge a home and a life together. This guide uncovers the secrets of balance, which each character strives to achieve, in order to survive, and helps the reader appreciate the intricate balance of India’s caste system and the role of women in this culture.
This Bookclub-in-a-Box PDF discussion guide (69 pages) for Rohinton Mistry's novel A Fine Balance includes:
• Novel synopsis
• Author information
• Character analysis
• Focus points and themes
• Writing style and structure
• Important quotes from the novel
• Book club discussion questions
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