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Book contest: Love Across the Salt Desert

books Updated: Aug 19, 2011 13:03 IST
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Sahitya Akademi Award and Commonwealth Poetry Prize winning author and poet Keki N. Daruwalla is out with a short story collection, Love Across the Salt Desert.

If you want to grab your own copy of the book, just answer these questions.

1. In which area does the salt desert on the sub-continent lie?

a       Baluchistan

b       Sindh

c       Khulna

d       Kutch

2. What does an Indian smuggler carry to Pakistan?

a        Almonds

b       pistachio

c        cloves

d       gold

3. Which Bollywood film is inspired by Keki Daruwalla's famous  story,

Love across the Salt Desert?

a       Border

b       LOC

c       Refugee

d        Ghulami

4. For which novel did Keki Daruwalla win the 'Sahitya Akademi Award,'

in the year 1984?

a       For Pepper and Christ

b       Love across the Salt Desert

c        The Keeper of the Dead

d       Landscapes

5. Love across the Salt Desert: Selected short stories by Keki. N.

Daruwalla is published by which publisher?

a      Random House

b      Hachette

c      Penguin Books India

d      Harper Collins

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