About the Book:-
Ravan and Eddie are back!They've been mortal enemies since birth because ofa bizarre family feud. But now Ravan and Eddie's livesconverge as they share an obsession: having grown up inBombay, the city of dancing movie stars and glitzy glamour,both dream of strutting down the road to superstardom.Can Ravan (a lowly taxi driver) and Eddie (a bouncer-cum-bartender at a speakeasy) risefrom their dusty CWD chawls to the glittering heights of international fame?Peopled by a cast of soul-searching drunks, some of the most memorable women inrecent literature and Ravan's nemesis, Three Point One, The Extras is much more than abook about Bollywood or Bombay. Outrageously exuberant in the telling and profoundlymoving in its depiction of the big and small tragedies that shape our lives, the novel asksthe reader to decide: are we protagonists and superstars or are we extras in that moviecalled life?.
About the Author:-
Kiran Nagarkar is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ravan and Eddie, Cuckold (for which he won the Sahitya Akademi Award) and God's Little Soldier. His first book, Saat Sakkam Trechalis, written in Marathi and translated into English as Seven Sixes Are Forty-three, is considered a landmark in post-independence Indian literature. Nagarkar has also written several plays and screenplays, both in Marathi and English.
|Title:||The Extras||Publisher:||Fourth Estate|