Get this from a library! Delhi noir. [Hirsh Sawhney;] -- The legendary city of Delhi, India, provides fertile ground for stories of darkness and. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. For those whose view of India is Delhi Noir (Akashic Noir) site Edition. by Hirsh Sawhney. "This book is a chance to get a fix on some of India's best crime writers" (The Globe and Mail, Toronto). These fourteen original stories, from some of India's most.
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These fourteen original stories, from some of India's most outstanding literary talents, take you into a world of sex in parks, male prostitution, and vigilante rickshaw drivers. Set in a city plagued by religious riots, soulless corporate dons, and murderous servants, this collection offers bone-chilling, mesmerizing take on the country's chaotic capital, where opulence and poverty clash, and old-world values and the information age wage a constant battle.
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In the case of Delhi, that means we go to some very dark spots indeed. Which is why, like the proverbial train wreck, even as you cringe, you won't be able to look away.
Akashic Imprint: Akashic Books Publication Date: He is the editor of Delhi Noir, a critically acclaimed anthology of We want your feedback! The fair-to-middling stories dominate. It's a nice, solid read, touching and emotive at times, but it meanders a bit and the ending seems jarringly sour.
Fun but forgettable. Sullivan is an authentic character study of a latina working hard to escape her neighborhood - good, but a little too compressed another potential novel, it seems, but still worth reading for the character detail. Chris Niles turns in a nice little noir tale involving an expatriate writer, a Hungarian gangster and some lost identity, in "Ladies Man". Very, solidly noir, and the ending is pleasingly cinematic.
Finally, "One More For The Road" is, we're told in the back, the first chapter of a novel about an alcoholic cop, written by Robert Knightly. It reads exactly like that - all set-up, no pay off but good set-up, with lots of cop details.
At least this doesn't pretend at being short fiction. Tight and effective. Again, authentically sketched, it knows to tell an involving story and high-tail it outta there. Tayari Jones. All That I Am. Anna Funder. Breakfast with Buddha.
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