The primary setting for the novel.
Bengali Writers' Union
The professional association that contacts a magazine about publishing newly-discovered materials from the pen of a supposedly deceased poet.
The town closest to narrator Robert C. Bobby and Amrita Luczak's home.
America's premier literary publication since before the Civil War.
A beautiful, terrifying Hindu goddess who is associated with death, violence, and sexuality.
The most notorious of the gangs that rule and terrorize large parts of an Indian metropolis.
Nailu Infectious Diseases Hospital
An institution that is the second place where Sanjay and Muktananandaji seek bodies for their initiation into a strange group.
This is where the Luczaks stay while in India.
A ten-year-old literary magazine that is published quarterly by Abraham Abe Bronstein.
This stands behind two stone lions and a locked gate...
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