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New Meetup: Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri

From: E.D.
Sent on: Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:05 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group!

What: Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri

When: Wednesday, May 12,[masked]:30 PM

Price: $2.00 per person

Where:
New World Deli
4101 Guadalupe St #100
Austin, TX 78751
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The title of Manil Suri's first novel gets right to the point. His protagonist, having purchased the right to sleep on the ground-floor landing of a Bombay apartment house, slips slowly from a coma into death. As this aging alcoholic takes leave of the earth, his neighbors surround him, arguing over who gave Vishnu a few dried chapatis, who called the doctor for him, and who will pay for the ambulance to cart him away. Meanwhile, the hero of The Death of Vishnu is lost in memories.

Learn more here:
http://bookclub.meetup.com/507/calendar/13197451/

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