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Definition

An Indian writer from Bengal; another immortalizer of Calcutta, but also someone who is teaching at Oxford's Said Business School. He wrote The Opium Clerk, Racists, and a story collection called The Japanese Wife, of which the flagship story of the same name is now a movie.

Usage

Me: Have you read any Kunal Basu?
She: No, I've sworn off Bong writers indefinitely.
Added 2011-06-26 by mainmacha

Root

Bengali

Related Terms

Bong