Across the Lakes

Despite the seemingly unbridgeable social divides of Calcutta, a city where pleasure and indolence co exist with extreme poverty, the lives of three young people are inextrcably connected by family, by proximity, by accident Political power play and corruption, petty local gangsterism, and the smell and color of Indian city life all combine with a delicate vein of humor iDespite the seemingly unbridgeable social divides of Calcutta, a city where pleasure and indolence co exist with extreme poverty, the lives of three young people are inextrcably connected by family, by proximity, by accident Political power play and corruption, petty local gangsterism, and the smell and color of Indian city life all combine with a delicate vein of humor in Amal Chatterjee s fluent first novel.
Across the Lakes Despite the seemingly unbridgeable social divides of Calcutta a city where pleasure and indolence co exist with extreme poverty the lives of three young people are inextrcably connected by family b

  • Title: Across the Lakes
  • Author: Amal Chatterjee
  • ISBN: 9781861590534
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Travelling With a FriendDear Amal,Travelling with a friend has its pros and cons. The disadvantages of having to debate which road to take and which lodgings are most suitable are usually offset by the joy of experiences shared, the wonder and laughter provoked by unfamiliar sights, sounds, scents and customs. This joy is multiplied when your travelling companion is a formidable storyteller and has a profound knowledge of the country and culture being explored. And so, on page 1 of our journey, [...]

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