- Publisher : Juggernaut Publication
- Language : English
- Paperback : 312 pages
- ISBN-13 : 9789393986269
Arif is the son of a sub-inspector in Patna. His once prosperous landowning family has slipped down the class ladder. His sole ambition in life is to restore his family’s fortunes by becoming an IAS officer. Then he meets Sumitra. Married, Hindu and several years older than him,she is wrong for him in every way. It is the beginning of an infatuation that will consume his life.
About the Author
Abdullah Khan is a Mumbai-based novelist, screenwriter, literary critic and banker. Born in a village near Motihari, Bihar, Abdullah was initially educated in Urdu-medium and madrasa schools. His writings have appeared in Brooklyn Rail (New York), Wasafiri (London), The Hindu (India), Daily Star (Bangladesh) and Friday Times (Pakistan), among other publications. Viraam, his debut film as a screenwriter, was released in 2017. Patna Blues is Abdullah’s first novel and is being translated into several languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Telugu and Tamil.