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Cow and Company

Cow and Company

Parashar Kulkarni
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A brave and hilarious debut set in colonial India, Cow and Company begins with the British Chewing Gum Company setting up shop in Bombay with the mission of introducing chewing gum in the colonies. They declare paan, which is in all mouths at all times, as their enemy. A cow is chosen as the mascot. It is up on all the posters.

Religious sentiments are hurt. What begins as a search for a cow ends up in a catastrophe. With laugh-out-loud moments, ingenious use of language, and a spellbinding interplay of fantasy and myth, Cow and Company uses satire to take stock of the state of the nation, religion and capital, then and now.

Imprint: Penguin Viking

Published: Aug/2019

ISBN: 9780670092833

Length : 204 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Cow and Company

Parashar Kulkarni

A brave and hilarious debut set in colonial India, Cow and Company begins with the British Chewing Gum Company setting up shop in Bombay with the mission of introducing chewing gum in the colonies. They declare paan, which is in all mouths at all times, as their enemy. A cow is chosen as the mascot. It is up on all the posters.

Religious sentiments are hurt. What begins as a search for a cow ends up in a catastrophe. With laugh-out-loud moments, ingenious use of language, and a spellbinding interplay of fantasy and myth, Cow and Company uses satire to take stock of the state of the nation, religion and capital, then and now.

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Parashar Kulkarni

Parashar Kulkarni is assistant professor of political science at Yale-NUS College. He completed his PhD from the Department of Politics at New York University (NYU). He works in political economy and comparative politics. Kulkarni has also taught as an adjunct instructor in the graduate programme (MA) at NYU for three years and has conducted research assignments for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Oxfam GB, and other international organizations. He has been a yoga practitioner for a few years and also likes dabbling in film and fiction. He was the first Indian to win the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

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