The Last Jet-Engine Laugh by Ruchir Joshi

The Last Jet-Engine Laugh

Ruchir Joshi

India, Paris, Cyberspace. Yesterday, today, tomorrow. Come on a journey full of colourful images and events, sometimes bizarre, unfolding against a backdrop spanning continents and decades. After reading this, trivial things like flushing the loo will seem a relief in more ways than one! Anyone for coffee?

Extract

This light that has been taken away and washed in secret by some departmet of the non-stop rain, jhaadoed and ghissoed and spruced up for over four months .... This impossible light spreading all over Cal.

Parallels
  • The Calcutta Chromosome: a Novel of Fever, Delirium and Discovery by Amitav Ghosh
  • Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
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