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Narcopolis ebook

Narcopolis ebook

Narcopolis. Jeet Thayil

Narcopolis


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Narcopolis Jeet Thayil
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated



There are stories here, of a sort, narrative, as it were. Which is not to say, strictly, that Narcopolis is merely “abstract.” This is neither Finnegan's Wake nor simply the nightmare chapter from Ulysses. Jeet Thayil-Narcopolis Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis is unlike anything I've ever read, an intoxicating trip into the opium dens of Old Bombay in the 1970s. "Narcopolis is a blistering debut that can indeed stand proudly on the shelf next to Burroughs and De Quincey. I'm not sure that I'm going to manage the whole Booker longlist like I did with the Orange longlist, but I did at least want to read a few of the chosen titles to get a flavour of this year's entries. Poet and novelist Jeet Thayil became the first Indian on Friday to win the DSC South Asian Literature prize, now on its third edition. A former drug addict from India turns his experiences with drugs into a poignant novel about a neighborhood that bonds via a drug parlor. The 'Narcopolis' of the title is (Old) Bombay of the late 1970s and the novel's setting is an opium den and a brothel in the underbelly of that city. Watch Narcopolis (2013) Film Online, Download Full Online Narcopolis (2013) Free. It's taken me a while to read the last of the books on the Man Booker Prize shortlist (as work can get in the way of my reading) but finally, I have read Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis. Cover Jeet Thayil's debut novel Narcopolis opens in the late '70s. The narrator has fallen into trouble in New York City, caught with drugs in his pockets after running from a police officer, shipped to Bombay “to straighten out. The Brisbane Writers Festival begins today, and over the next week or so, you are going to hear from some exceptionally talented people.

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