Photo from Edgar Allan Poe 's C. Auguste Dupin is generally acknowledged as the first detective in fiction and served as the prototype for many that were created later, including Holmes. Where was the detective story until Poe breathed the breath of life into it? Conan Doyle repeatedly said that Holmes was inspired by the real-life figure of Joseph Bella surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburghwhom Conan Doyle met in and had worked for as a clerk.
Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Sartaj, one of the very few Sikhs on the Mumbai police force, is used to being identified by his turban, beard and the sharp cut of his trousers.
But "the silky Sikh" is now past forty, his marriage is over and his career prospects are on the slide. It never will be, for several reasons. It has, and needs, a glossary. Second, it needs but has not an organized-by-relationship Cast of Characters.
Okay, first comes the glossary. Just let the language happen, let yourself see the words without having an instant picture of the concrete reality but rather absorbing the ideas behind them.
Let it happen naturally! Try to move past your ingrained logic-and-analysis patterns to experience something afresh. Second, there are a LOT of people in this tale, and a more complete league table of them would have been helpful where a glossary was not especially so.
Third, the immensity of the tome! Had this book sold in the millions, Canada would be devoid of tree-cover. Now, having read the book twice, I can honestly and objectively say that at least pp could have come out and left the beauties of the book intact. But I also know that the end product of a good, collaborative edit is a fabulously improved book.
This is the reason an organized Cast of Characters is needed But the voices are, for third person-limited narrative, beautifully differentiated. So why am I so mingy in giving this book a mere 3. But folks, India is a huge, huge, huge place that has a lot of English speakers in it.
I really, strongly advise you to start acclimatizing yourselves to this new reality by picking up works by talented storytellers like Vikram Chandra.Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh—and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India.
It is is a story of friendship and betrayal, of terrible violence, of an astonishing modern city and its dark side.
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