Vikram Kapur is the author of three novels—The Assassinations; A Novel of 1984, The Wages of Life and Time Is a Fire. His short stories and essays have been published in various publications in India, the United Kingdom and the United States. His short stories have been shortlisted in a number of competitions including, among others, the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. He is currently Professor of English at Shiv Nadar University. His website is www.vikramkapur.com.
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