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A Man from Motihari

A Man from Motihari

A Novel

Abdullah Khan
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When dapper Aslam, an aspiring writer, who is recovering from a broken relationship, accidently meets Jessica, an activist and an actor in the adult entertainment industry from Los Angeles, they fall hopelessly in love with each other. The novel is about these two unlikely characters and their journeys in the backdrop of the rise of right-wing political forces in India. It takes you to the Indian hinterlands to bring to light George Orwell’s deep connection with Motihari, a small town in the northern part of Bihar from where Gandhi Ji experimented with Satyagraha for the first time.

Imprint: Ebury Press

Published: Mar/2023

ISBN: 9780143459187

Length : 304 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

A Man from Motihari

A Novel

Abdullah Khan

When dapper Aslam, an aspiring writer, who is recovering from a broken relationship, accidently meets Jessica, an activist and an actor in the adult entertainment industry from Los Angeles, they fall hopelessly in love with each other. The novel is about these two unlikely characters and their journeys in the backdrop of the rise of right-wing political forces in India. It takes you to the Indian hinterlands to bring to light George Orwell’s deep connection with Motihari, a small town in the northern part of Bihar from where Gandhi Ji experimented with Satyagraha for the first time.

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Abdullah Khan

Abdullah Khan is a Mumbai based novelist, screenwriter, literary critic and banker. Born in a village near Motihari, Bihar, he was initially educated in madarsa and Urdu-medium school. Abdullah's writings have appeared in Brooklyn Rail, Wasafiri, Frontline, Mint, The Hindu and Friday Times, among others. His debut novel, Patna Blues, has been translated into 10 languages.

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