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The Mammaries Of The Welfare State

The Mammaries Of The Welfare State

Upamanyu Chatterjee
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In this sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee’s debut novel, English, August, Agastya Sen- older, funnier, more beleaguered, almost endearing- and some of his friends are back. Comic and Kafkaesque, The Mammaries of the Welfare State is a masterwork of satire by a major writer at the height of his powers.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: May/2001

ISBN: 9780140272451

Length : 448 Pages

The Mammaries Of The Welfare State

Upamanyu Chatterjee
Overview

In this sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee’s debut novel, English, August, Agastya Sen- older, funnier, more beleaguered, almost endearing- and some of his friends are back. Comic and Kafkaesque, The Mammaries of the Welfare State is a masterwork of satire by a major writer at the height of his powers.

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Upamanyu Chatterjee

Upamanyu Chatterjee was born in 1959 and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1983. His published works include a few short stories and three novels - English August: An Indian Story (1988), The Last Burden ( 1993) and The Mammaries of the Welfare State (2000), which won the Sahitya Akademi Award for writing in English. Upamanyu Chatterjee is married and has two daughters.

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