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Weight Loss By Upamanyu Chatterjee

Weight Loss
by Upamanyu Chatterjee

Innocent and unremarkable, but for his near crippling obsession with sex and running, Bhola goes through life falling for the wrong people. When he marries and becomes a father, Bhola believes he has come close to achieving balance in his chaotic life. Until suddenly his past catches up with him and threatens to destroy his happiness.
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Innocent and unremarkable, but for his near crippling obsession with sex and running, Bhola goes through life falling for the wrong people. At school, he lusts indiscriminately after his teachers - both male and female - and is equally attracted to eunuchs. While in college and far from home, he has a misguided affair with his landlady, followed by an ardent liaison with a vegetable vendor-cum-nurse and her husband. Then Bhola marries a woman with a voice of liquid gold, and becomes a father for the first time. Finally he believes he has come close to achieving balance and beauty in his chaotic life, until suddenly his past catches up with him and threatens to destroy his newly found happiness. Upamanyu Chatterjee's genius for black humour and the absurd has never been more compelling than in this unforgettable portrait of a lost life.

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Sku
GOR001021173
Title
Weight Loss
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
432
ISBN 10
0141029536
ISBN 13
9780141029535
Prizes
N/A
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