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**ONE OF THE *NEW YORK TIMES *CRITICS' TOP BOOKS OF 2017

“A modern classic." —*The New York Times Book Review***
  
A young man's close-knit family is nearly destitute when his uncle founds a successful spice company, changing their fortunes overnight. As they move from a cramped, ant-infested shack to a larger house on the other side of Bangalore, and try to adjust to a new way of life, the family dynamic begins to shift. Allegiances realign; marriages are arranged and begin to falter; and conflict brews ominously in the background. Things become “ghachar ghochar”—a nonsense phrase uttered by one meaning something tangled beyond repair, a knot that can't be untied.

Elegantly written and punctuated by moments of unexpected warmth and humor, Ghachar Ghochar is a quietly enthralling, deeply unsettling novel about the shifting meanings—and consequences—of financial gain in contemporary India.

"A classic tale of wealth and moral ruin." —*The New Yorker*

"*Ghachar Ghochar *introduces us to a master." —*The Paris Review*

Named a Best Book of the Year by the *Guardian, Globe and Mail, *and *Publishers Weekly *

Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781101992944
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: February 7th, 2017
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