Kalkatta

Kalkatta (Paperback)

By Kunal Basu 
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Publisher: pan macmillian
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9789382616849
No. of Pages: 320
Publish Date: 2016-12-07
Binding: Paperback
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Jami is the Gigolo King of Kalkatta. A Bihari smuggled into India from Bangladesh, he is given refuge by his uncle, a leader of the ruling Communist Party, and grows up in Zakaria Street, dreaming of becoming a pukka Kalkatta-wallah. When friendship with a local gang leads to his dropping out of school, he ends up as assistant to a passport forger, and then as a masseur. Kalkatta opens its doors and Jami is soon drawn into the world of the rich and famous, housewives, tourists and, occasionally, high-paying and dangerous 'parties'.His life takes a turn when he meets a young boy, Pablo, and his mother Mandira. But his love for the boy threatens to destroy everything, and even drive him away from his beloved city.

About the Author

Kunal Basu was born in Kolkata and educated in India and the United States. He is the author of several critically acclaimed novels, and 'The Japanese Wife' from his collection of stories by the same name has been made into an award-winning film. He lives in Oxford and Kolkata.

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Title: Kalkatta
Publisher: pan macmillian
Author: Kunal Basu
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9789382616849
No. of Pages: 320
Publish Date: 2016-12-07
Binding: Paperback

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