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Chowringhee
Chowringhee
 
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Author : Snakar
ISBN# : 0-14-310103-X
Pages : 403
Price :INR 295
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Set in 1950s Calcutta, Chowringhee is a sprawling saga of the intimate lives of managers, employee and guests at one of Calcutta’s largest hotels, the Shahjahan. Shankar, the newest recruit, recounts the stories of several people whose lives come together in the suites, restaurants, bar and backrooms of the hotel. As both observer and participant in the event, he inadvertently peels off the layers of everyday existence to expose the seamy underbelly of unfulfilled desires, broken dreams, callous manipulation and unbidden tragedy. What unfolds is not just the story of individual lives but also the incredible chronicle of a metropolis.
 
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