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Ravan & Eddie

Kiran Nagarkar

Ravan & Eddie

by Kiran Nagarkar

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Published by Viking in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Novel.

Other titlesRavan and Eddie.
StatementKiran Nagarkar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.N229 R38 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL946096M
ISBN 100670861804
LC Control Number95902978

Editions for Ravan & Eddie: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition publish. Ravan and Eddie are the unlikeliest of companions. For one thing, Ravan is Hindu, while Eddie is Catholic. For another, when Ravan was a baby and fell from a balcony, that fall had a dramatic, and very literal, impact on Eddie’s : New York Review Books.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nagarkar, Kiran. Ravan & Eddie. New Delhi ; New York: Viking, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction.   Kiran Nagarkar is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Cuckold (for which he won the Sahitya Akademi Award), God's Little Soldier, Ravan and Eddie, and its sequel, The Extras. His first book, Saat Sakkam Trechalis, written in Marathi and translated into English as Seven Sixes Are Forty-three, is considered a landmark in post Reviews: 3.

He did not, however, publish another book until , and when he did, it was written in English. This was not his original intention: Ravan and Eddie began as a Marathi novel, morphed into a screenplay for a movie that never got made, and eventually became Nagarkar’s first English-language work. The best price for Ravan and Eddie in India is Rs. as per J , am; You save % by purchasing it at Flipkart for over Amazon which sells it for ; The prices for is valid in all major cities of India including Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Pune.


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Some of Kiran Nagarkar's notable works as an author include, 'God's Little Soldier' (), arguably his most famous work, 'Ravan and Eddie' () and the combined sequels to both books, 'Ravan and Eddie - The Extras' () and 'Rest in Peace Ravan and Eddie' (). Ravan and Eddie was the first book by Kiran Nagarkar that I have read, after hearing rave reviews of ‘Cuckold’ by the other members of the book club.

The title was no help in figuring out what the story would be about. Religious drama, split personality syndrome, Meera bai kind of devotion to a deity or alien abductions as mentioned s:   "Wicked, magical, hilarious, enduring: A masterpiece from one of world literature’s great cult writers." — Katherine Boo, author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers "The novel, recently named by the Guardian one of the ten best books about Mumbai, centers on two boys: Ravan, a Hindu, and Eddie, a Roman Catholic, who grow up on different floors of a crowded chawl housing unit, and whose lives /5(12).

Disappointed. What started off on a high with the first book ends in the pits just like the protagonists of this trilogy, Ravan and Eddie. Not sure if Mr.

Nagarkar even had thought about writing three books on these characters. This last book is so haphazard that I was only reading to finish the book /5. Browse Pages. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Ravan And Eddie at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Kiran Nagarkar's Ravan and Eddie hit rock bottom - As Rest in Peace, the third and final book in the celebrated Ravan and Eddie trilogy readies for release later this week, its bilingual author Kiran Nagarkar sits down with Yogesh Pawar for a candid chatAuthor: Yogesh Pawar.

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A Reasonably hilarious story about Ravan, a Maratha Hindu & Eddie, a Roman Catholic growing up to adolescence on different floors of the Central Works Department chawl no 17 in Bombay.

Having never before been inside a Chawl, inspite of seeing plenty from the outside, this book seemed the ideal vehicle to get transported inside a place I had /5(12). Ravan and Eddie was the first book by Kiran Nagarkar that I have read, after hearing rave reviews of ‘Cuckold’ by the other members of the book club.

The title was no help in figuring out what the story would be about. Religious drama, split personality syndrome, Meera bai kind of devotion to a deity or alien abductions as mentioned above/5(24).

Ravan and Eddie. Kiran Nagarkar. About the book. An extremely funny novel about two larger-than-life heroes and their bawdy, Rabelaisian adventures in post-colonial urban India. ‘Nagarkar is a genuine experimentalist: he combines in his writing a tremendous instinct for storytelling with a.

The book was called Saat Sakkam Trechalis, recently translated as Seven Sixes Are Forty-Three, and is considered a landmark in post-independence Indian literature. He is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels Cuckold (which won the Sahitya Akademi Award), God's Little Soldier and The Extras, the sequel to Ravan and Eddie/5(30).Ravan and Eddie | Nagarkar Kiran | download | B–OK.

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