The city of Devi: a novel

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As Mumbai empties under the threat of imminent nuclearannihilation, statistician Sarita can only think of being reunited with herphysicist husband. To find him, she must journey across the surreal landscapeof a near-abandoned city, braving gangs of competing Hindu and Muslim hoodlums.Joining her is Jaz--a Muslim whose true religion has always been sex. Dangerlurks around every corner, but so does the absurd: the patron goddess Devi Mahas even materialized on a beach to save her city. Sarita's search leads her tothis beach, thrusting her into a trinity so mercurial, so consuming, that itwill alter her life more fundamentally than any apocalypse.
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subject_facet Ethnic conflict -- South Asia -- Fiction
Mumbai (India) -- Fiction
Nuclear warfare -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
Women statisticians -- Fiction
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Fiction
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Nuclear warfare
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Women statisticians