Dominique Lapierre, author of 'City of Joy', dies at 91

The 1985 novel 'City of Joy', which is about the hardships of a rickshaw puller in Kolkata, was a massive success. A movie based on it was released in 1992, starring Patrick Swayze and directed by Roland Joffe

05 December,2022 12:27 PM IST | Madrid | AFP
Apart from `City of Joy`, Dominique Lapierre also wrote `Freedom at Midnight` based on India. Photo Courtesy: AFP

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