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Heroes, Gundas, Vamps, and Good Girls: Hindi Pulp Cover Art

Price : $11.95
ISBN # : 9788190605663
Author : Shelle
pages: 52
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Blaft Publications
Published : 2009

For nearly four decades, Mustajab Ahmed Siddiqui, a.k.a. "Shelle", has been painting lurid, action-packed covers for thousands of Hindi pulp novels thrillers, social dramas, detective fiction, horror. They're the ones you find stacked up in bookstalls at railway stations throughout North India, written by the bestselling authors in the country: Surender Mohan Pathak, Ved Prakash Sharma, Anil Mohan, Ranu, Colonel Ranjit, and many more. This book of oversize postcards takes you on a journey into Shelle's dangerous world of steely detectives, ruthless criminals and bombshells in distress. Review 1: Why send a drab email when you can send a deliciously outlandish postcard dripping with suspense, blood, sex and tragedy. Source: Lindsay Pereira, Mid-Day

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 29 March, 2011.

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