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Djinn patrol on the purple line : a novel / Deepa Anappara.

Anappara, Deepa, (author.).

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  • 7 of 11 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library ANA (Text) 35151001100742 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-10-31

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771001703
  • Physical Description: 347 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : McClelland & Stewart, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality police shows, thinks he's smarter than his friend Pari (even though she gets the best grades), and considers himself to be a better boss than Faiz (even though Faiz is the one with a job). When a classmate goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from TV to find him. He asks Pari and Faiz to be his assistants and together they draw up lists of people to interview and places to visit. But what begins as a game turns sinister as other children start disappearing from their neighborhood. Jai, Pari, and Faiz have to confront terrified parents, an indifferent police force, and their fears of soul-snatching djinns. As the disappearances edge ever closer to home, the lives of Jai and his friends will never be the same again. At times exuberant, at times heartbreaking, Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line traces the unfolding of a tragedy while capturing the fierce warmth and resilience of a community forged in times of trouble.
Subject: Missing children > India > Fiction.
Children > Crimes against > India > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.

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