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by Manu Joseph

Author: Manu Joseph
Language: English
Publisher: Hodder (May 23, 2013)
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Rating: 4.8
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Set in Madras in the 1990s, where every adolescent male is preparing for the toughest exam in the world, this is a powerful and darkly comic story involving an alcoholic's probe into the minds of the sober, an adolescent cartoonist's.

Set in Madras in the 1990s, where every adolescent male is preparing for the toughest exam in the world, this is a powerful and darkly comic story involving an alcoholic's probe into the minds of the sober, an adolescent cartoonist's dangerous interpretation of absolute truth, an inner circle of talented schizophrenics and the pure love of a 12-year-old. The story takes place in Madras now Chinnai in India in the mid 80s. Its a story of Malyalam Catholic family living in the midst of Tamil Brahmins Читать весь отзыв. The illicit happiness of other people.

A north Indian girl in jeans so tight you can see daylight between her legs. Other author's books: The Illicit Happiness of Other People: A Novel. It is as if such apparitions are a sign that the future, which has arrived in other places, is now prospecting the city. Here now is the final stand of an age, the last time one can profile a street in Madras and be correct. Men are managers, mothers are housewives. And all bras are white.

The Illicit Happiness of Other People: A Novel. A quirky and darkly comic take on domestic life in southern India

The Illicit Happiness of Other People: A Novel. A quirky and darkly comic take on domestic life in southern India. Indian author Joseph s smart new novel, after 2010 s PEN/Open Book Award winning Serious Men, is laced with black humor and keen observations on human nature.

Manu Joseph's satirical tale of an ostensibly new India still in thrall to its caste-ridden and sexist traditions is so much more than a. .The writing is exuberant (TLS). A darkly comic novel set in modern India. See all Product description

Manu Joseph's satirical tale of an ostensibly new India still in thrall to its caste-ridden and sexist traditions is so much more than a mere comic caper. Sophisticated entertainment (Catherine Taylor, Guardian) with this sad-funny debut Joseph does just that (Boyd Tonkin, Books to light up lazy days, Independent). See all Product description.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Illicit Happiness of Other People: A.His first darkly comic novel, SERIOUS MEN, won the Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 and was one of Huffington Post's 10 best books of 2010

His first darkly comic novel, SERIOUS MEN, won the Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 and was one of Huffington Post's 10 best books of 2010. He was also shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize, and for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. Country of Publication.

Manu Joseph The Illicit Happiness of Other People-a smart, wry, and poignant . Manu Joseph, who lives in New Delhi, is a columnist for the International Herald Tribune

A quirky and darkly comic take on domestic life in southern India. The Illicit Happiness of Other People-a smart, wry, and poignant novel-teases you with its mystery, philosophy, and unlikely love story. Manu Joseph, who lives in New Delhi, is a columnist for the International Herald Tribune. His first novel, Serious Men, won the PEN/Open Book Award and was shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize. Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous.

And the profile of the person most at risk is, apparently, 15-29 years old, in the highest quartile of intelligence, and Malayali. The Illicit Happiness of Other People is the story of just one of those many suicides. The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph

using his witty, incisive writing to explore the great philosophical questions of happiness and life. The confident, immersing voice of Illicit Happiness promises readers this is not the last we’ve heard of Manu Joseph.

using his witty, incisive writing to explore the great philosophical questions of happiness and life. Manil Suri, author of The City of Devi. Joseph’s rich characters intersect in moments of tenderness.

World of Books Australia was founded in 2005. We want your experience with World of Books Australia to be enjoyable and problem free. THE ILLICIT HAPPINESS OF OTHER PEOPLE is his second novel. His first darkly comic novel, SERIOUS MEN, won the Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 and was one of Huffington Post's 10 best books of 2010.

Published 2014 by HarperCollins India. The Illicit Happiness of Other People: A Novel (ebook). Paperback, 343 pages. Published January 7th 2013 by W. W. Norton Company.