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Narcopolis 9780571275786

Wait now, light me up so we do this right, yes, hold me steady to the lamp, hold it, hold, good, a slow pull to start with, to draw the smoke low into the lungs, yes, oh my...Shuklaji Street, in Old Bombay. In Rashid s opium room the air is thick with voices and ghosts: Hindu, Muslim, and Christian. A young woman holds a long-stemmed pipe over a flame, her hair falling across her eyes. Men sprawl and mutter in the gloom. Here, they say you introduce only your worst enemy to opium. There is an underworld whisper of a new .

Product Overview
ISBN 9780571275786
Categories Asian Literature, BX, Fiction
Author(s) Jeet Thayil
Publisher Faber & Faber
Pages 292
Format -
Dimensions -cm x -cm x -cm
Weight 0.28 kg
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