Firozsha Baag is an apartment building in Bombay. Its ceilings need plastering and some of the toilets leak appallingly, but its residents are far from desperate, though sometimes contentious and unforgiving. In these witty, poignant stories, Mistry charts the intersecting lives of Firozsha Baag, yielding a delightful collective portrait of a middle-class Indian community poised between the old ways and the new.
"A fine collection…the volume is informed by a tone of gentle compassion for seemingly insignificant lives."–Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
Rohinton Mistry is the author of three novels, all of which have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and a collection of short stories, Tales from Firozsha Baag. His first novel, Such a Long Journey, won the Governor General’s Award, the… More about Rohinton Mistry
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Published by Vintage Feb 11, 1997| 256 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780679776321