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previously called Calcutta; most influential city in East India; known for severe poverty, political activism, and cultural influence
  • But still they are the admiration of the rest of the mud-sprung, famine-knifed, street-pounding, war-rattled, difficult, painstaking, kicked in the belly, grief and cartilage mankind, the multitude, some under a coal-sucking Vesuvius of chaos smoke, some inside a heaving Calcutta midnight, who very well know where they are.
    Chapter 9 (98% in)

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