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Indian Ink: A Play

 
 
 
 
Indian Ink: A Play
Author: Tom Stoppard
ISBN 13: 9780571175567
ISBN 10: 571175562
Edition: Main
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 1995-08-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
List Price: $15.00
 
 

Flora Crewe, a young poet travelling in India in 1930, has her portrait painted by a local artist. More than fifty years later, the artist's son visits Flor'as sister in London while her would-be biographer is following a cold trail in India.

The alternation of place and period in Tom Stoppard's new play (based on his radio play In The Native State) makes for a rich and moving exploration of intimate lives set against one of the great shafts of history, the emergence of the Indian subcontinent from the grip of Europe.