Into the mind of Mary

The Prospect of Miracles by Cyrus Mistry. Published in 2019 by Aleph Book Company, 7/16 Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi, 110002. Pp: 201. Price: Rs 599. A new novel by Cyrus Mistry (pictured) is an event to celebrate. He won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in 2014 for his Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer. He has now moved away from Parsi characters and situations to present a powerful and moving novel, The Prospect of Miracles, which is set in Kerala and deals with a charismatic Protestant priest, Pastor Pius Philipose and his wife, Mary Agnes. Mistry’s choice of names......

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