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A major influential presence on the landscape of post-independence Indian English Poetry, Adil Jussawalla's I Dreamt A Horse Fell from the Sky brings together, for the first time, selected prose pieces and works of criticism, selected poetry from his four collections including a section comprising entirely of new and uncollected poems, and the little fiction he wrote over an expansive career spanning over two decades, including a hitherto unpublished novel.A collectible for anyone interested in the changing landscape of post-independence Indian English literature and poetry.
About the Author
Born in Bombay in 1940, Adil Jussawalla has been a lecturer at St. Xavier's College, Bombay, the literary editor of various magazines and newspapers and has edited an anthology titled New Writing in India (1974). He is the author of four books of poems. His third, Trying to say goodbye, was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for an outstanding work of literature in English in 2014. Maps for a Mortal Moon, a volume of some of his prose, selected and edited by Jerry Pinto, was published by the Aleph Book Company in 2013.