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Age of vice / Deepti Kapoor.

Kapoor, Deepti, (author.).


New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the curb, and in the blink of an eye, five people are dead. It's a rich man's car, but when the dust settles there is no rich man at all, just a shell-shocked servant who cannot explain the strange series of events that led to this crime. Nor can he foresee the dark drama that is about to unfold. Deftly shifting through time and perspective in contemporary India, Age of Vice is an epic action-packed story propelled by the seductive wealth, startling corruption, and bloodthirsty violence of the Wadia family--loved by some, loathed by others, feared by all. In the shadow of lavish estates, extravagant parties, predatory business deals, and calculated political influence, three lives become dangerously intertwined: Ajay is the watchful servant, born into poverty, who rises through the family's ranks. Sunny is the playboy heir who dreams of outshining his father, whatever the cost. And Neda is the curious journalist caught between morality and desire. Against a sweeping plot fueled by loss, pleasure, greed, yearning, violence, and revenge, will these characters' connections become a path to escape, or a trigger of further destruction? Equal parts crime thriller and family sage, transporting readers from the dusty villages of Uttar Pradesh to the urban energy of New Delhi, Age of Vice is an intoxicating novel of gangsters and lovers, false friendships, forbidden romance, and the consequences of corruption.-- Dust jacket.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593328798
  • ISBN: 0593328795
  • Physical Description: 548 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2023.
Subject: Corruption > Fiction.
Traffic accidents > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Rich people > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Delhi (India) > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)

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