Narcopolis Summary
Jeet Thayil

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Narcopolis Overview

Narcopolis is a novel of drugs and crime by Jeet Thayil that explores the lives, trials, and desperation of a number of major and minor characters over the course of 30-some years in a drug-riddled slum in Bombay. Narcopolis deals with a number of critical and timely themes, such as the fact the doing drugs is not a victimless crime, and that there is nothing romantic or glorious about doing drugs.