March 17, 2017

‘The novel explores that hierarchical world of homosexuals, where he of lesser means is a ‘bender’ and the moneyed one a ‘confirmed bachelor’. It takes readers to the gay addas of Mumbai, such as the Matunga Road station toilets with an incisiveness that, as Pinto writes, ‘would make each individual hair stand upon your head’.’ Book review of Murder in Mahim by Jerry Pinto.

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