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Ghachar Ghochar: A Novel
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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOKS OF 2017
ONE OF VULTURE'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21ST CENTURY 
FINALIST FOR THE L.A. TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN FICTION
“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 
Shortlisted for the ALTA National Translation Award in Prose
Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award
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Vivek Shanbhag. (2017). Ghachar Ghochar: A Novel. Penguin Publishing Group.

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“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.
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“A classic tale of wealth and moral ruin.” —The New Yorker
“Ghachar Ghochar introduces us to a master.” —The Paris Review
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“A modern classic.” The New York Times Book Review

  
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