My Nine Lives
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In this, her first novel in more than nine years, in a career studded with distinctive and unique accomplishments, award-winning Ruth Prawer Jhabvala has written her most unusual book. My Nine Lives, "Chapters of a Possible Past," as the subtitle declares, is comprised of nine vignettes that lead from London to Delhi, from Hollywood to New York-all linked to portray a rich life, filled with spiritual searching. After seventeen books, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala takes herself on as a subject, exploring the lives she may have or may have wished to live. My Nine Lives is a moving and intriguing book of truth, invention, history, and memory.