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Tracing Puppa

Ruchir Joshi

‘Also, at core, he was a theatre man, an actor, and he had the confidence of the genuine performer – ‘life makes you go through many roles and you have to act them with style!’’

Ruchir Joshi

Ruchir Joshi is a writer and filmmaker. He is the author of a novel, The Last Jet-Engine Laugh, and is currently working on another, set in Calcutta during the Second World War. ‘Moving Parts’ is a series of dispatches from the irregular landscape of Indian working life. Parts of it appear in Granta 109, ‘Work’. ‘Tracing Puppa’ is part of a series of irregular essays about memory and growing up. He has two sons, aged sixteen and twelve.

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