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The Calcutta Chromosome
This book is a literary science fiction novel by one of India's top writers. It is about a group of people who practice anti-science, that is, a form of science that uses silence not knowledge as a tool. Scientists involved with investigation into malaria get involved with this group which is trying to use guide the scientific discoveries of the traditional scientists in ways that will reveal to them the secret of immortality though inter-body transferen...