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The curious case of David Davidar & Vikram Seth

David Davidar, the Gentleman magazine journalist who became the face of Indian book publishing, is back in the news with a writer, Sivasundari Bose, alleging that Davidar plagiarised from her work, The Golden Stag, for his debut novel, The House of Blue Mangoes. Bose claims similarities between the locale (south eastern tip of India), the…