Wildly funny and wonderfully bizarre, All About H. Hatterr is one of the most perfectly eccentric and strangely absorbing works modern English has produced. All About G.V. Desani remembers the author of All About H. Hatterr, etc. Included are many rare writing samples, links to many recent reviews and. Wildly funny and wonderfully bizarre, All About H. Hatterr is one of the most perfectly eccentric and strangely absorbing works modern English.

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I apologized, postscripting me a mere slave of the critics. Desani alll references to literary works from every culture into this, with puns, foreign languages, linguistic gymnastics and outlandish scenes.

These editions were unauthorized. Her brother, a clergyman, was coming to stay jatterr the house. Sir, the rank and file is entitled to know. And it’s always a pleasure to be able to respond to such requests with a simple, ‘Done. Desani’s All About H. Included is the original manuscripts of his most important work, the eccentric novel All About H.

To hell with judging! If you like your fiction ‘spoon-fed’ don’t go near this. Know, this is the source, the device and the secret of my prosperity!

Why Life prevents a feller from carrying a carrot to a donkey, instead, makes him carry a donkey to a carrot — more or less? On the reissue of Hatterr in the U. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

All About H. Hatterr by G V Desani

H sincerely asks one question which concerns all humans: By then, the image of Desani the writer had blurred along the edges as well, and All About H Hatterr had plunged into the obscurity hatferr the remainder bin from which it would need and receive repeated rescues from its fans in the publishing and literary world. It is clear that the author has it in him to become the founder of a new school of spoken verse It is, rather, a reshaping of traditional myth that offers new perspectives while preserving the old taxonomies.


Abut fact that it is by the author of All About H. Years later, he avenged himself with a short stint as headmaster at the same grammar school!

Who is H Hatterr? I think perhaps the whole is less than the sum of its parts. Barely a year after my baptism in white, pure and holyI was taken from Penang Malay Hattsrr. Hatterr is a thoroughly self-conscious and finely controlled performance, as Anthony Burgess points out in its preface:. The author, then, withdrew the book for further revision. Jot this down, too.

All About H. Hatterr

Astonished by the book’s uniqueness, the days’ foremost men of letters were not stingy with their praise: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. To ask other readers questions about All About H. At the end you may not quite know where ahtterr been, but you understand you’ve had a helluva trip”. A reduction ad absurdum.

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Jan 09, Tommie rated it really liked it Shelves: Indian middle-man to Author: Sep 01, Tallulah marked it as could-not-even-finish. Avout, his work, do believe: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Whereupon, a local litigation for my possession ensued.

A book written it seems for the pure delight and playfulness of language. Radhakrishnan, Ambassador to Sweden and a nominee for the Nobel at the time. Founded in to rescue from oblivion what its editor Edwin Frank describes as “good books, books it was hard to believe wouldn’t have some sort of serious solid readership,” this astonishing collection recently published its th volume and shows no signs of slowing down.


Retrieved from ” https: Rooh — this figure remains abstract, in spite of the terrible account of her betrayal in this world of wars and lusts. Write a customer review. Hatterr is still an astounding ramble through a treasure trove of English patois.

Rejoicing at the just conclusion of the dictate of his conscience, and armed with the legal interpretation of the testament left by my post-mortem seaman parent, willing I be brought up Christian, and the court custody award, the jute factor had me adopted by an English Missionary Society, as one of their many Oriental and mixed-Oriental orphan-wards.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Most of these encounters ends with him naked or nearly so in some utterly compromising situation–perhaps the most entertaining of which involves a raw steak and a lion.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Imposture and masqueradingare, hattterr often than not,the crux of the metamorphoses in the text. Hatterr was a portrait of a man, the common vulgar species, found everywhere, both in the East and in the West”. IX Structure The subterranean method in madness, mentioned earlier, becomes more pronounced as we encounter the making of fiction.

On the occasion of the Lancer edition of HatterrPhilip Toynbee wrote, ” In short, Desani is saying, I’m really not trying to do anything fancy with all this Hatterr-speak.