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The Resource Sacred games, Vikram Chandra

Sacred games, Vikram Chandra

Label
Sacred games
Title
Sacred games
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Chandra
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sacred Games draws us deep into the life of Detective Sartaj Singh - and into the blood-stained existence of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India. When Sartaj gets an anonymous tip-off as to the secret hideout of the legendary mafia boss, he's determined that he'll be the one to collect the prize."--Cover
Summary
New Delhi native Vikram Chandra introduces listeners to Inspector Sartaj Singh, a Sikh member of the Mumbai police force, and his long-time nemesis Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted hoodlum in India. Weaving the two characters' narrative together with numerous subplots and supporting, Chandra presents a multi-layered literary epic and unveils a sweeping account of modern-day Mumbai
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
149320
Cataloging source
NJB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chandra, Vikram
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Sikhs
  • Gangsters
  • Bombay (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sacred games, Vikram Chandra
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Policeman's Day 3 -- Siege in Kailashpada 28 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Sells His Gold 49 -- Going Towards Home 66 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Acquires Land 102o -- Investigating Women 128 -- INSET: A House in a Distant City 162 -- Burying the Dead 195 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Wins an Election 229 -- Old Pain 269 -- INSET: The Great Game 291 -- Money 329 -- Ganesh Gaitonde is Recruited 36o -- A Woman in Distress 388 -- Ganesh Gaitonde is Recruited Again 427 -- Meeting Beauty 480 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Explores the Self 530 -- Investigating Love 583 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Makes a Film 626 -- INSET: Five Fragments, Scattered in Time 671 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Remakes Himself 684 -- The End of the World 724 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Goes Home 761 -- Safety 818 -- INSET: Two Deaths, in Cities Far From Home 838 -- Mere Sahiba 891
Control code
000052285641
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
947 pages
Isbn
9780571231218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Sacred games, Vikram Chandra
Publication
Copyright
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Policeman's Day 3 -- Siege in Kailashpada 28 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Sells His Gold 49 -- Going Towards Home 66 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Acquires Land 102o -- Investigating Women 128 -- INSET: A House in a Distant City 162 -- Burying the Dead 195 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Wins an Election 229 -- Old Pain 269 -- INSET: The Great Game 291 -- Money 329 -- Ganesh Gaitonde is Recruited 36o -- A Woman in Distress 388 -- Ganesh Gaitonde is Recruited Again 427 -- Meeting Beauty 480 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Explores the Self 530 -- Investigating Love 583 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Makes a Film 626 -- INSET: Five Fragments, Scattered in Time 671 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Remakes Himself 684 -- The End of the World 724 -- Ganesh Gaitonde Goes Home 761 -- Safety 818 -- INSET: Two Deaths, in Cities Far From Home 838 -- Mere Sahiba 891
Control code
000052285641
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
947 pages
Isbn
9780571231218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Specific material designation
regular print

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