Age of Vice

A Novel

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Pub Date 03 Jan 2023 | Archive Date 02 Jan 2023
HarperCollins Canada, HarperCollins Publishers

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This is the age of vice, when money, pleasure and power are everything, and the family ties that bind can also kill

New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the curb and in the blink of an eye, five people are dead. It’s a rich man’s car, but when the dust settles there is no rich man at all, just a shell-shocked servant who can’t explain the strange series of events that led to this crime, or foresee the dark drama that is about to unfold.

Deftly shifting through time and perspective in contemporary India, Age of Vice is an epic, action-packed story propelled by the seductive wealth, startling corruption and bloodthirsty violence of the Wadia family—loved by some, loathed by others, feared by all.

In the shadow of lavish estates, extravagant parties, predatory business deals and calculated political influence, three lives become dangerously intertwined. Born into poverty, Ajay is the watchful servant who rises through the family’s ranks. Sunny is the playboy heir who dreams of outshining his father, whatever the cost. And Neda is the curious journalist caught between morality and desire. Against a sweeping plot fueled by loss, yearning, violence and revenge, will these characters’ connections become a path to escape or a trigger for further destruction?

Equal parts crime thriller and family saga, Age of Vice transports readers from the dusty villages of Uttar Pradesh to the urban energy of New Delhi. An intoxicating novel of gangsters and lovers, false friendships, forbidden romance and the consequences of corruption, it is binge-worthy entertainment at its literary best.

This is the age of vice, when money, pleasure and power are everything, and the family ties that bind can also kill

New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the curb and in the blink of an eye...


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ISBN 9781443462044
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PAGES 544

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