Narcopolis: A Novel

Narcopolis: A Novel

Jeet Thayil


Shortlisted for the guy Booker Prize
 
Written in poetic and affecting prose, Jeet Thayil's luminous debut novel charts the evolution of a good and damaged city throughout 3 a long time. A wealthy, hallucinatory dream that captures Bombay in all its compelling squalor, Narcopolis thoroughly subverts and demanding situations the literary traditions for which the Indian novel is widely known. it's a ebook approximately medications, intercourse, loss of life, perversion, dependancy, love, and God and has extra in universal in its material with the paintings of William S. Burroughs or Baudelaire than with that of the subcontinent's accepted literary lighting fixtures. specifically, it's a fantastical portrait of a pretty and damned iteration in a kingdom approximately to promote its soul.

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