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The Barn Owl\'s Wondrous Capers

The Barn Owl's Wondrous Capers

(2007)
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Set in the eighteenth-century calcutta, the second city of the empire is teeming with scandalous gossip and rumour abravanel ben obadiah ben aharon kabariti, sephardic jew from syria and trader in novelties such as corsets, aphrodisiacs and zebras, befriends the british officers and the local elite by day and records their escapades by night in a leather-bound journal 1950s paris a battered copy of the journal surfaces in a hole-in-the-wall antique shop in montmartre london, 2002 a phone rings in the east end, late at night, announcing a death and an inheritance: a silver lighter, a vintage motorcycle, an ancient radio and the barn owls wondrous capers what follows is a bizarre chain of events involving eccentric zamindars, a decadent aristocrat with a passion for lady footballers, a psychic cartographer, a haunted office building and, at the centre of it all, digital dutta, neighbourhood historian and keeper of secrets

 
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January 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Barn Owl's Wondrous Capers
Author(s): Sarnath Banerjee
ISBN: 0-14-400108-X / 978-0-14-400108-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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