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DetailsI hope to be remembered in this street, amongst the lame, as the husband of the one with amorous thoughts and sexy legs. 'There used to be a writer here in this empty house, ' they will say. 'He had aporous mind. ' A stubborn writer struggles with his stories in a city that has been encroached. The last bastion is an urban agraharam near Mylapore where a bunch of misfits perform a strange kutcheri. Among these are existential street dogs, short-changed lovers, disgruntled housewives, runaways with bombs, veshti-wearing elders and nihilist teenagers coming to terms with their sexuality. With a singular desire to escape, these characters visit each other 's stories, creating a layered narrative of loss and ennui. In anguage both gritty and humorous, and often surprisingly poetic, V. Sanjay Kumar 's narrative, set in modern middle-class, housing-cooperative Chennai, tackles the simple conundrum of being and belonging.Author of the widely acclaimed Artist, Undone.Most of the book is set in Chennai and Bangalore and has a distinct tonal flavor of the South in the narrative.The language is gritty and humourous and has a good sense of place and locale.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: V. Sanjay Kumar runs an art gallery and writes about art for various magazines. His two previous novels--Artist, Undone and Virgin Gingelly--take place in the bustling cities of Mumbai and Chennai (where Kumar grew up), exploring the fringes of middle-class life there. The Third Squad is his most recent novel.
SKU Code PRK B 2876 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789351950981 Author Name V.Sanjay Kumar Publisher Name Hachette India