Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy
Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy

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Former Hong Kong student Jeet Thayil’s novel dissects the dissolute lives of India’s bohemian poet laureates

Part fiction, part cultural history, ambitious The Book of Chocolate Saints inspired by the vibrant Bombay literary scene of the 1970s and 80s

Topic |   India
Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy
Indian author Jeet Thayil, who spent his teenage years in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy
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