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The cauliflower

Title
The cauliflower / by Nicola Barker.
Author
Barker, Nicola, 1966-
Publication
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, 2016.
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Description
1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 43 min., 46 sec.)) : digital.
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Genre/Form
  • Audiobooks.
  • Downloadable audio books.
ISBN
  • 9781504728874
  • 1504728874
Author
Barker, Nicola, 1966- author.
Title
The cauliflower / by Nicola Barker.
Publisher
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, 2016.
Edition
Unabridged.
Playing Time
084346
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Summary
From Man Booker-shortlisted, IMPAC Award-winning author Nicola Barker comes an exuberant, multi-voiced new novel mapping the extraordinary life and legacy of a nineteenth-century Hindu saint.To the world, he is Sri Ramakrishna--godly avatar, esteemed spiritual master, beloved guru. To Rani Rashmoni, she of low caste and large inheritance, he is the Brahmin fated to defy tradition. But to Hriday, his nephew and longtime caretaker, he is just Uncle--maddening, bewildering Uncle, prone to entering trances at the most inconvenient of times, known to sneak out to the forest at midnight to perform dangerous acts of self-effacement, who must be vigilantly safeguarded not only against jealous enemies and devotees with ulterior motives but also against that most treasured yet insidious of sulfur-rich vegetables: the cauliflower.Rather than puzzling the shards of history and legend together, Barker shatters the mirror again and rearranges the pieces. The result is a biographical novel viewed through a kaleidoscope. Dazzlingly inventive and brilliantly comic, irreverent, and mischievous, The Cauliflower delivers us into the divine playfulness of a twenty-first-century literary master.
Performer
Read by Vikas Adam and Sneha Mathan.
Source of description
Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed August 31, 2016).
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Adam, Vikas, narrator.
Mathan, Sneha, narrator.
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Source record: Barker, Nicola. Cauliflower. Unabridged. [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, [2016] 1504728904 (OCoLC)940498748
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