London: Granta Books, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. 8vo, black cloth with gold lettering on spine, Mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) by Julia Hember, orange endpapers, 396 pages, [2:blank] +  Notes. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3649
Debut novel. Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya is the author of THE GABRIEL CLUB, which was selected as one of the 10 Best Novels of 2000 by Publishing News. Set in Central Europe--before and after the Communist seizure of Hungary--it was selected for the Grand Jury Award at the Budapest Book Fair and shortlisted for India's prestigious Crossword Prize.
He has written several other novels with profound historical and philosophical themes on world-ranging topics and settings: Germany between major wars; multi-cultural aspects of the Muslim heritage; a war-trilogy on America's involvement in Afghanistan.
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