Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai

Clear Light of Day is a novel published in 1980 by Indian novelist and three-time Booker Prize finalist Anita Desai. Set primarily in Old Delhi, the story describes the tensions in a post-partition Indian family, starting with the characters as adults and moving back into their lives throughout the course of the novel. While the primary theme is the importance of family, other predominant themes include the importance of forgiveness, the power of childhood, and the status of women, particularly their role as mothers and caretakers, in modern-day India.

The 1498th greatest fiction book of all time


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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Clear Light of the Day Paperback 4650071 $11.33 $7.44
The Clear Light of Day: A Novel Paperback 2423754 $15.80 $0.10 2007
In the Clear Light of Day (In Black and White) Paperback 2710162 $9.50 2018
In the Clear Light of Day (Expanded and Revised) (Volume 1) Paperback 7056200 $60.85 2018
Clear Bright Light of Day (Maximum Security series) Paperback 7411040 $12.99 2018
Clear Light of Day Paperback 3392905 $3.04 $0.53 1989
Clear Light of Day Hardcover 6020291 $5.48 1980
The Clear Light of Day: A Novel Kindle Edition 1367834 2010
The Clear Light of Day: A Novel Paperback 6780882 $4.99 $3.61 2007
Clear Bright Light of Day (Maximum Security series Book 4) Kindle Edition 3657310 2018
Clear Light of Day Paperback 4337420 $9.77 $10.12 2018
Clear Light of Day Paperback 4489042 $52.06 $3.36 2000
Clear Light of Day Paperback 93309 $6.99 $1.99 2000
Clear Light of Day: A Novel Kindle Edition 358352 $11.49 2014
Clara luz del dia / Clear Light of Day (Spanish Edition) Paperback 8346008 $41.95 $17.95 2001