The book hunters of katpadi

The book hunters of katpadi (Hardcover)

By Pradeep Sebastian 
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Publisher: Hachette India
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9789350092231
No. of Pages: 432
Publish Date: 2017-10-31
Binding: Hardcover
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About The Book

Neelambari Adigal and her young associate, Kayal, together run Biblio, a one-of-a-kind store of rare books in Chennai, specializing in modern Indian first editions. The lives of these passionate bookwomen revolve around curious browsers, eccentric book collectors, private-press printers and the occasional thrill of unexpected discoveries of the antiquarian kind. On a book-collecting trip to Ooty, Kayal stumbles upon an incendiary manuscript, long thought to be a myth,purportedlyauthoredbyexplorerandtranslatorSirRichardFrancisBurton.Almost simultaneously, a cache of priceless editions that looks like it could be from the 300-year-old library of one of the greatest book collectors the world has ever known, turns up at the bookshop. When it falls upon the two women to authenticate their finds, Neela and Kayal discover, quite suddenly, that their lives are more full of bibliographic intrigue than they could ever have imagined. India's first-ever bibliomystery, The Book Hunters of Katpadi, is the book every lover of the written word has been waiting for. In the tradition of the greatest in the genre, it holds within its pages adventure, action, suspense and the sheer thrill of close encounters with prized print-on-paper.

About The Author

Pradeep Sebastian has co-edited two volumes of essays, Mr Naipaul's Round Trip and Other Essays and 50 Writers, 50 Books: The Best of Indian Fiction. The Groaning Shelf and Other Instances of Book Love, a collection of his bibliophile essays, was published by Hachette India in 2010. He writes widely on the book arts and is a fervent collector of fine press books

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Title: The book hunters of katpadi
Publisher: Hachette India
Author: Pradeep Sebastian
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9789350092231
No. of Pages: 432
Publish Date: 2017-10-31
Binding: Hardcover

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