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The Teller of Tales

Author: Bhaskar Ghose

Civil servant-turned-schoolteacher Arunava Varman is secretive and reticent. But he turns into an inspired teller of tales after a couple of drinks, especially in the company of his friend, Tapan. Arunava’s bizarre stories – involving friends, family and colleagues – add a dash of excitement and intrigue to Tapan’s mundane life of a bureaucrat. But over the years, as Tapan gets to know Arunava better, he starts discovering disturbing holes in these tales.
Elegant, wistful and full of surprises, this exquisitely crafted first novel combines the suspense of a thriller with the tender charm of a love story.

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Published by

Penguin Books India

Published

22 Nov 2012

Imprint

Penguin

ISBN13

9780143419686

Book Format

B

Extent

272pp

Rights

World

Category

Fiction

Binding

Paperback

Language

English

Price (Rs.)

299.00

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