Love and longing in Bombay
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Love and longing in Bombay stories by Vikram Chandra

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Published by Viking in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Bombay (India) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementVikram Chandra.
The Physical Object
Pagination286p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210814M
ISBN 100670875406

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Mar 20,  · Love and Longing in Bombay: Stories This book was the one that introduced me to the gifted Vikram Chandra who I had never heard of. I was favorably impressed by his turn of the prhrase in these marvelous short stories that all come together at the end. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes short stories.4/5(22). Love and Longing in Bombay is a book that seeps and chatters in the mind of the reader whenever it is set aside. When you finish it, you miss it, as you miss a city, as Bombayites must miss their city even while living in it, on account of its unchanging traditions and daily frantic adaptations to the demands of the population, the industry. The information about Love and Longing in Bombay shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and. Love and Longing in Bombay won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book (Eurasia region) and was short-listed for the Guardian Fiction Prize. It was well received by international press and media. In , Chandra served as co-writer, with Suketu Mehta, for Mission Kashmir, a Bollywood for: Sacred Games.

On the heels of his award-winning and extravagantly praised first novel, RED EARTH AND POURING RAIN, Vikram Chandra offers five ingeniously linked stories&#;a love story, a mystery, a ghost story, and other tales spun by an elusive narrator sitting in a smoky Bombay bar. Critics around the 3/5(1). Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Love and Longing in Bombay book by Vikram Chandra. Welcome to the Fisherman's Rest, a little bar off the Sasoon Dock in Bombay where Mr. Subramaniam spins his tales for a select audience. This is the setting for Free shipping over $Cited by: Five interconnecting stories set in modern Bombay provide the framework of this immensely absorbing book by the author of Red Earth and Pouring Rain. Love and Longing in Bombay: Stories Vikram. The stories in Love and Longing in Bombay are linked by a single narrator, an elusive civil servant, who recounts an extraordinary sequence of tales to those seated around him in a smoky Bombay bar. Each of these stories belongs to a distinct genre: in "Shakti," a love story, two feuding families are united by forbidden passion; in "Dharma," a ghost story, a soldier forced to save his life by 4/5(2).

Editions for Love and Longing in Bombay: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback publis Cited by: Five ingeniously linked long stories by the young Indian-born author whose impressive fictional debut was the magical-realist Red Earth and Pouring Rain (). These stories, which are uniformly full-bodied and richly detailed, are told by a convivial yet enigmatic civil servant, Subramaniam, to his attentive cronies in a bar called the Fisherman's Rest. Each recounts a quest of some kind. Jan 13,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and 7 Amazing Novels About The City Of Dreams, Mumbai The book explores the kind of experiences he gathers while he decides to stay in the city. During the course of the story, the central character’s belongings are lost, and he is forced to stay in a not-so-elite locality. Love and Longing in Bombay is a concoction of five interlinked Author: Riddhi Sheth.