ILLICIT HAPPINESS OF OTHER PEOPLE

ILLICIT HAPPINESS OF OTHER PEOPLE (English, Paperback, Manu Joseph)

Share

ILLICIT HAPPINESS OF OTHER PEOPLE  (English, Paperback, Manu Joseph)

4.5
51 Ratings & 2 Reviews
₹248
399
37% off
  • Buy More, Save MoreBuy more and Save upto 15%See all products
    T&C
  • Bank Offer5% off* on EMI transactions with HDFC Bank Credit Cards
    T&C
  • Bank Offer5% off* on EMI transactions with RBL Bank Credit Cards
    T&C
  • Bank OfferExtra 5% off* with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card
    T&C
  • Delivery
    Check
    Enter pincode
      Usually delivered in3-4 days
      ?
      Enter pincode for exact delivery dates/charges
    View Details
    Author
    Read More
    Highlights
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Fourth Estate
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9789351361763, 9351361764
    Services
    • 10 Days Replacement Policy
      ?
    • Cash on Delivery available
      ?
    Seller
    TrueComRetail
    4.6
  • View more sellers starting from 248
  • Only for plus members

    Get exciting benefits

    • Free shipping₹40
    Explore
    Description

    The Illicit Happiness of Other People is a contemporary novel set in Madras in 1990.

    Summary of the Book

    When seventeen year old Unni Chacko makes a terrible decision, there is only one clue which can explain why. His anarchist father Ousep finds a comic strip Unni has drawn and begins looking into the extraordinary life of his son. Ousep is a journalist and failed novelist who has few likeable traits. He returns home late after drinking at a pub, disturbing the neighbours as he does so. His wife has had enough of his antics. Having suffered long enough, she plots to kill him. A black comedy revolving around the lives of a failed writer who has found purpose, a young cartoonist’s dangerous representation of truth, the machinations of a brilliant housewife and the innocent love of a 12 year old boy for a beautiful girl, this story will enchant readers and teases them with its mystery and philosophy.

    About Manu Joseph

    Manu Joseph is an Indian journalist and writer, currently based in Delhi. His previous book is entitled Serious Men.

    Joseph was the features editor of The Times of India and has previously written for The Independent and Wired. A graduate of Loyola College, Chennai, he won The Hindu Literary Prize and the PEN/Open Book Award for his earlier novel. The Illicit Happiness of Other People was also shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize in 2013.

    Read More
    Specifications
    Book Details
    Imprint
    • Harpercollins
    Dimensions
    Weight
    • 200.0 Grams
    Ratings and Reviews
    4.5
    51 Ratings &
    2 Reviews
    • 5
       36
    • 4
       10
    • 3
       3
    • 2
       0
    • 1
       2
    5

    Terrific purchase

    I had no idea this random book i bought online could become one of my favourites. The book comes with its own brand of dark humour,witty and thoughtful the book takes you through the extraordinary story of some unforgetable characters. Definetly provides food for thought. Thank you flipkart for the timely delivery and the good packing :-)
    READ MORE

    Flipkart Customer

    Certified Buyer

    19 Feb, 2017

    6
    1
    Report Abuse
    5

    Fabulous!

    Guys, go for this wonderful book with unique plot! I assure that you will never regret buying this novel. It is so thrilling and gripping like a thriller, yet it is very witty and sarcastic. A must read for all book lovers :) I love the cover page and the quality of paper is also commendable. Thanks Flipkart for the best service !
    READ MORE

    Lakshmi

    Certified Buyer

    26 Nov, 2017

    3
    0
    Report Abuse
    Have doubts regarding this product?
    Safe and Secure Payments.Easy returns.100% Authentic products.
    Back to top