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Arjun Basu

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I write. I do other stuff. My first book, Squishy, was published in 2008 and my first novel, Waiting for the Man, was published in 2014. I also write 140 character short stories on Twitter twitter.com/arjunbasu (@arjunbasu). You can also find a Writer page on Facebook. My website is www.arjunbasu.com.

Average rating: 3.44 · 181 ratings · 39 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Waiting for the Man

3.11 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Squishy: Short Stories

4.30 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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3.78 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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A Short Story Up at Joyland Magazine

A story inspired by a friend's tale of how her father stopped a neighbour's noisy shindig. Featuring stoned teens, Slayer, cat photos, beer pong, and lots of drinking.

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Published on August 10, 2016 17:25 Tags: booze, cats, short-story

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Description: An excerpt of a short story from my upcoming collection, Squishy (DC Books)
Waiting for the Man (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 25, 2009 08:47AM
Description: An excerpt from my novel in progress (typos, editing problems and all!)
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Frater  Pharaoh /Chris McKenzie Thanks for the follow,Blessings to you and yours.


message 2: by Arjun (last edited Feb 25, 2009 08:44AM)

Arjun Excerpt from novel in progress on Joyland: http://www.joyland.ca/stories/montrea...


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Karen Thanks for befriending me!

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