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Wanderers, All by [Acharekar Janhavi]
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Length: 432 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled
Language: English

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An experimental novel that blurs the boundaries between historical fiction, memoir and travelogue, Wanderers, All is the story of Murlidhar Khedekar whose life plays out against the birth of a new nation in the first half of the twentieth century. Having migrated to Bombay from a small Konkan village, a young Khedekar attempts to find a place in the vibrant Marathi theatre scene of that era. When he fails to realize his ambitions as an actor, he gradually transitions from a clerk to a wrestler and eventually, a cop in the Bombay City Police. Providing a sharp - and often amusing - contrast to his life story is the travelogue of his great granddaughter, who sets out on a solo road trip across the Goan coastline, wandering across its beaches, parties and villages. Seamlessly alternating between two eras, and across Portuguese and British rule in India, Wanderers, All throws up questions of divided loyalty, belonging and ownership, of borders between humans and countries. Combining elements of theatre, travel and politics, it is a novel about the journeys we embark on - the purposeful and the aimless.

About the Author

Janhavi Acharekar is the author of a collection of short stories, Window Seat: Rush-Hour Stories from the City (HarperCollins, 2009), and the travel guide Moon Mumbai & Goa (Avalon 2009), the first Indian destination guide by the American travel book series, Moon Handbooks. Her writings feature in various short-fiction anthologies including the Indo-Australian Fear Factor: Terror Incognito (Pan Macmillan, 2009 and 2010) and Only Connect: Short Fiction about Technology and Us from Australia and the Indian Subcontinent (Brass Monkey Books and Rupa, 2014). Janhavi's features on travel, books and the arts appear in leading Indian and international publications. She is a contributing editor at Conde Nast Traveller India.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1168 KB
  • Print Length: 315 pages
  • Publisher: Harpercollins (10 February 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00SYI2U8K
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,07,111 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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