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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Finding A Fine Balance

A sprawling epic set during India's turbulent state of internal emergency in the 1970s, and the story of an unlikely friendship between a Parsi widow and two lower caste tailors, Mistry's Booker-nominated, 600-pager is demanding raw material for a two-hour piece of theatre...But [London's] Tamasha Theatre Company is relishing the challenge. 'People have told us the book is impossible to adapt,' laughs co-founder Kristine Landon-Smith. 'But we think we've found a way that makes sense.'


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