Book Review: Jeet Thayil’s Narcopolis

Sentenced to death More Rushdie-lite than rushed delight, Narcopolis tries far too hard. Jeet Thayil begins his first novel with a very long sentence, one of those showboating literary devices that can make or mar the mood, and while the writing in that chapter-long opening salvo is more precious than authentically frantic, far too eager […]

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