Book Review : The Mysterious Mr Jacob by John Zubrzycki

Book Review : The Mysterious Mr Jacob by John Zubrzycki

I initially bought this book after attending a session by the author at Jaipur Literature Festival last year. I was very intrigued about the main character in this book. It's a non fiction account trying to demystify this Mr. Jacob who was mainly a diamond merchant in the pre Independence period. Review The book has a very distinct storytelling method from what I'm (usually) used to. It has its moments of facts and it's moments of narration. Mr. Jacob himself is very interesting mainly because of his connections and the things he was…Read more