About the Book: The Illicit Happiness of Other People
Seventeen-year-old Unni Chacko has done something terrible. The only clue to his action lies in a comic strip he has drawn, which has fallen into the hands of his father Ousep, an anarchist. Ousep begins investigating the extraordinary life of his son, blissfully unaware that his long-suffering wife is plotting to kill him.
Set in Madras in 1990, this is a darkly comic story involving the relentless pursuit of a failed writer who has found purpose, an adolescent cartoonist's dangerous interpretation of truth, the plots of a brilliant housewife, and the pure love of a twelve-year-old boy for a beautiful girl.
About the Author: Manu Joseph
Manu Joseph is the editor of open magazine, and writes the 'Letter From India' column for the global edition of The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune. This is his second novel.
|Book:||The Illicit Happiness of Other People|
|Publisher:||Harper Collins India|
|Number of Pages:||352|
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