Crony capitalism oils the wheels of politics, which then bestows on it the benefits of power. Modern India’s ‘growth’ is thus unpicked in these stories.
An engrossing mesh of elite Anglo-Bengali literariness, adventure, war and change
This is no starry-eyed study of Mossad’s acumen in assassinations, but a catalogue of its horrible bunglings and politically naive judgements too
A controlled, subtle tale of how a core of secrecy in a family secretes lasting sadness
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