Vikram Chandra writes an epic tale

Vikram Chandra
Vikram Chandra's new novel is 900 pages long and touches on the riches and the squalor of moden life in India.
MPR Photo/Euan Kerr

He's created an epic tale set against the splendor and the squalor of modern Bombay.

It involves a lowly police officer and a hugely successful gang boss. While their stories are intertwined, Chandra told Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr that neither of them really knows it.

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