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Behind the silicon mask
Bangalored: the Expat Story
Age-old tales
Wiser After
Peepur Dry
Red Curry
Misc
 
Behind the silicon mask
The Book & Plot   The characters   Reader responses  
     
Indians

Partho Sen
Idealistic, loyal, rebellious, talented, secretly vulnerable, full of angst, in equal measures courageous and a coward.

Varun Belthangady
Stoic, phlegmatic, conformist, family-oriented, lives for the long term, a closet romantic.

Rashmi Jain
Gorgeous, one half tantrum-throwing child and one half wise woman, has a confused identity.

Bugs
Maverick, technical whiz, outspoken, misfit by choice, defines his ego around his work.

Laks Deshpande
Domineering, ambitious, confident, risk-taker, a born leader.

Kamaal Ur Rehman
Aristocratic, strong-willed, unlucky, faces confronting situations at all times.

Samit D’Costa
Obese, caring, easy going, makes a difference.

Dishy
Middle-aged, stressed, compassionate, feels more than he shows.

Vishnu Reddy
Scared, argumentative, irritable, materialistic, knows his mind.

Lalit Mehta
Diminutive, sensual, accommodating, desperate to lose his virginity.

RV
Yes Man, manipulative, unskilled, smug yet fears uncertainty.

Kay
Fastidious, Small-town girl with a global outlook.

  Americans

Detective Farley
Sharp, imaginative, bold, lateral thinker, gets
his way.

Detective Larry Oates
Dogged, obedient, energetic, a follower of his dharma.

Becky Dalton
Empathetic, dedicated, swings between being morose and feeling upbeat.

Stephanie Zachary
Ambitious, reckless, articulate, beautiful, allows her passion to overpower her.

Jack Kirkpatrick
Secretly soft-hearted, stickler for rules, intimidates with his mere presence.

Joe Stockton
Conscientious, responsible, Indophile, looks for humane solutions.

The serial killer
Could be one of the above or somebody else altogether.