Fishhead: Republic of Want (Paperback)

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Amidst the teeming tenements of 1970s Bombay (Mumbai), a hungry teenage boy struggles through life in a poverty-stricken family ruled by a domineering alcoholic father, when suddenly he faces another challenge: the affections of an upper middle-class girl. In this exploration of poverty and pleasure, patriarchy and tragedy, Fishhead's titular narrator must search for ways to bridge the gap between two seemingly irreconcilable worlds: the life he longs to live, and the one chosen for him by Destiny.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781948954112
ISBN-10: 1948954117
Publisher: Tortoise Books
Publication Date: May 12th, 2020
Pages: 418
Language: English