Gyan Prakash

Gyan Prakash is the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History at Princeton University

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The Case of the Missing Writer

In the midst of his research at the British Library in London, historian Gyan Prakash stumbled upon an incomplete manuscript of an action-packed thriller written by a Bombay-based Parsi in 1927. Here, Prakash tells the fascinating tale of how he tried to solve the mystery of the author’s identity as well as how the novel ends