The Resource A cut-like wound, Anita Nair, (ebook)

A cut-like wound, Anita Nair, (ebook)

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A cut-like wound
Title
A cut-like wound
Statement of responsibility
Anita Nair
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Language
eng
Summary
It's the first day of Ramadan in heat-soaked Bangalore. A young man begins to dress: makeup, a sari, and expensive pearl earrings. Before the mirror he is transformed into Bhuvana. She is a hijra, a transgender seeking love in the bazaars of the city. What Bhuvana wants, she nearly gets: a passing man is attracted to this elusive young woman-but someone points out that Bhuvana is no woman. For that, the interloper's throat is cut. A case for Inspector Borei Gowda, going to seed, and at odds with those around him including his wife, his colleagues, even the informers he must deal with. More corpses and Urmila, Gowda's ex-flame, are added to this spicy concoction of a mystery novel. Most intriguing is the grim world of Bhuvana. Her hijra fantasies, emotions, and hopes are etched in a way that is chilling yet oddly touching. Some mysteries remain till almost the end, for instance Bhuvana's connection with the wealthy, corrupt Corporator Ravikumar, who lives in a mansion as grand as the Mysore Palace and controls whole districts of Bangalore
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Nair, Anita
Dewey number
823.91
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Bangalore (India)
  • Transgender people
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
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A cut-like wound, Anita Nair, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908524379
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11857677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11857677
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MWT11857677
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A cut-like wound, Anita Nair, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908524379
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11857677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11857677
System control number
MWT11857677
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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