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The last jet-engine laugh

  • 384 Pages
  • 2.55 MB
  • English
HarperCollins Publishers India , New Delhi
StatementRuchir Joshi.
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.J (P-PZ40:.xA61-Z458L)+
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4004480M
ISBN 108172234309
LC Control Number2001358660

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Ruchir Joshi is an Indian writer, a filmmaker and a columnist for The Telegraph, India Today as well as other publications. He is best known for his debut novel titled The Last Jet-Engine Laugh (). He is also the editor of India's first anthology of contemporary erotica Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories, published by Tranquebar Press/: Historical fiction.

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About the book. It is the not-so-distant future, and in the belligerent wannabe superpower that is India, Para, a tomboyish fighter pilot, flies sorties against the Pak-Saudi alliance. She has been trained to kill, to be a deadly instrument for the military ambitions of the ultra-modern, ultra-competitive.

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Thirty years from now, old Paresh Bhatt settles down to drink an espresso (made, somewhat ostentatiously, with real water), and reflects on the key moments of his life. But even as Paresh recalls his parents' courtship during the freedom movement of the s, his daughter, Para, is in the air - a crack fighter.

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Ruchir Joshi was born and grew up in Calcutta, but now lives in Delhi. A trained and practising filmmaker and photographer, his first novel, The Last Jet-Engine Laugh is a sweeping vision of a newly powerful India, brought to you from the team that worked on The God Of Small Things.

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This chapter discusses premonitions since the late nineteenth century of an apocalyptic race war fought with the newest, most destructive technology. It begins by outlining the myths of racial destiny generated from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, most centrally the Aryan myth of eradicating Judaism that would inform the policies of Nazi Germany.

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