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In this collection of linked stories, young Farrukh recounts his yearsgrowing up in a Parsi neighbourhood in Poona during the nineteen fi fties.Sarbatwalla Chowk is the centre of the world of those he remembers:Eddie the Inventor and his Big Boy ; the massive Samson, who lives on the street and refuses to get a job; the blind man and his guide, Black Dog, which is supposed ...more
(first published February 7th 1985)
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Good Old Days! Most of the stories or as the author says, are incidents and accidents from his own life experience at Poona. Bit of a disappointing though. Had expectation of seeing more and more of Parsi life and culture, not just one or two scarce details here and there. Overall, ENJOYABLE!
Farrukh Dhondy is an Indian-born British writer, playwright, screenwriter and left-wing activist of Parsi descent. He is well known not only for his writing, but also for his film and TV work.