As I write, Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi has sold out here at the festival, with more copies being sent from Delhi.
How many Venice Biennales have you been to, and which inspired the events in the first half of Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi?
Journalist and novelist Geoff Dyer's latest work on Venice and Varanasi has won him acclaim.
Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi is a novel of two distinct parts.
But students spend the bulk of their time in Varanasi, the City of Light.
I'm not going to Varanasi again on this trip and I'm quite relieved.
Then a great Rishi brought Varanasi back to his capital with his Celestial bride.
From Varanasi (the travellers) went back east to Pataliputtra.
The princes eat off silver and gold, and are clothed in silk of Varanasi.
Ere long he returned with Tapas, the sun god having declared that Varanasi would be a worthy husband for his daughter.