ISBN 9789382616351,Room 000 : Narratives of the Bombay Plague

Room 000 : Narratives of the Bombay Plague


Kalpish Ratna



Pan Macmillan India

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789382616351

ISBN-10 9382616357


Number of Pages 512 Pages
Language (English)

Indian Writing

When the Raj confines Bombay to outdated disciplines, the plague turns into an unfortunate tragedy. In these pages, you will get to meet the argyle street irregulars, share the concerns of the hesitant ephemerist, witness the encounters of the introverted scientist, and read the revolting story of the red leech. Then there is Tatya Lakshman, the first Indian detective of the Bombay police in hot search of the Parsi plague current. This book blends science and adventure into plotting and mystery. It provides you with deeper insights into the less told and forgotten truths of the Bombay plague, seen from a human perspective. It will also compel you to look at today’s evolving epidemics in a whole new light.

About Kalpish Ratna

Kalpish Ratna is the anagram of Ishrat Syed and Kalpana Swaminathan, the Indian authors’ names. Their pseudonym translates - a clever blend of Sanskrit and Persian - as ‘the pleasures of imagination’