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The End Of Imagination
Arundhati Roy
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The End Of Imagination (Deecee Contemporary Series)

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Critical analysis on India's nuclear policy.
Unknown Binding, 53 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by D C Publishers
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Easton Smith
Mar 01, 2016 Easton Smith rated it really liked it
A short book with a straightforward focus. Interesting to think of it as a dated piece, written in '99. Yet it is so relevant. I think of the parallels between the end of imagination from nuclear destruction and climate destruction....

"All I can say to every man, woman and sentient child here in India, and over there, just a little way away in Pakistan, is: Take it personally....
The bomb isn’t in your backyard. It’s in your body. And mine. Nobody, no nation, no government, no man, no god, has t
Nuno Ribeiro
Um ano depois de ganhar o Booker Prize, com o primeiro (e o que continua a ser o único) romance, Arundhati Roy publica um segundo livro - um manifesto contra as armas, a destruição, o que é erigido contra a vida e a favor dos nacionalismos e ódios patrióticos. O título parece sugerir o que viria a acontecer, não há espaço, deixou de haver tempo para a ficção. A realidade exige acção e militância. E até hoje, a autora é conhecida pelo seu papel de activista dos direitos humanos e pela sua voz pol ...more
Chandraprasad Ponneth
The end of imagination is a slap on the face of narrow minded politicians and their insane thoughts.
Author shows her worry over the planet if a nuclear war occurs in future.
The book concludes saying "The world of ours is four thousand six hundred million years old. It could end in an afternoon".

A powerful, thought provoking book and must read for everyone!

Oct 02, 2007 Shubhakiarti rated it it was amazing
I may overate it, but I can not find how can I rate it 4 1/2 stars . It's a good collection of anti-nationalism absurdity, written in fascinating indian style (and tasteful indian mid).It's good way to learn how damn dams aroud the world ruin folkmens' life. How neclear-waste becomes Hinduism amulte and much more.
Oct 31, 2007 W. rated it it was amazing
This book is hard but Real!!.
Thanks Roy for her public consciousness and all of thing she do for others .She said all beyond Nationality,beyond Racism,beyound places.

She remind us concern this formula in others places.
Cheer u,Roy.
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Arundhati Roy is an Indian writer who is also an activist who focuses on issues related to social justice and economic inequality. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel, The God of Small Things, and has also written two screenplays and several collections of essays.

For her work as an activist she received the Cultural Freedom Prize awarded by the Lannan Foundation in 2002.

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