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Fire on the Mountain

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Fire on the Mountain, Anita Desai. King Penguin, 1981.

Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Pen remainder mark on bottom fore edge. No markings inside. Good condition. 

Indian-American novelist and short story writer Anita Desai also wrote children’s books. Desai was known for her use of botanical and meteorological imagery to evoke mood and character (Britannica, 2021). Fire on the Mountain, published in 1977, was celebrated for its poetic symbolism.