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The Mammaries of the Welfare State

(2000)
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In this sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee's debut novel, English, August, Agastya Sen - older, funnier, more beleaguered, almost endearing - and some of his friends are back.Comic and Kafkaesque, 'The Mammaries of the Welfare State' is a masterwork of satire by a major writer at the height of his powers.

A searing, savage passage through bureaucratic India..The Mammaries is a book of laughter and disgust, a four-letter rejoinder to the grotesquery of governance'. -India Today'

..a hilarious satire.' -The Tribune'

..a terrific take-off on the Indian state and how it's misrun. Wit, satire, lampoonery, piquancy and plain ridicule pervade the pages of this novel..' -Business Standard

'Raunchy and tough, smooth and almost facile, Mammaries shares with all good satire its power simultaneously shock and amuse'. -The Hindu

In his writing, Upamanyu Chatterjee defies convention. Now he has also defied conventional wisdom and proved that great books can have great sequels. -The Hindustan Times

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Hardback Editions

December 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The mammaries of the welfare state
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 0-670-87934-7 / 978-0-670-87934-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mammaries of the Welfare State
Author(s): Upamanyu Chatterjee
ISBN: 0-14-027245-3 / 978-0-14-027245-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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