Unruly Times is a satire on the Indian novel in English. Its main pre-occupation is the exploitation of identity politics by post-colonial writers. The main character, Dushyant, is an advertising copywriter in New York, who wants to publish a novel. He is told by people in the industry that he won't be marketable unless he writes a novel about something Indian, There is a double narrative running through the novel - Dushyant's struggle to write as well as the plot of the novel itself.
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Prashant Bhawalkar was born in Mumbai and studied English Literature at St. Xavier's College. Upon graduation, he worked briefly as a journalist and went on to study journalism at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Sydney, Australia
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Book Description Rupa Co, India, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 213 x 142 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # AMO9788129114631
Book Description Rupa & Co., 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 8129114631