Blood & Nemesis

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Author: Ben Antao

TBD00014 | PB | pp. 318 | 2005 | Goan Observer Pvt. Ltd

Read this gripping story to find out what happens to Jovino, the nemesis, at the end.

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As a teenager, Jovino Colaco dreamed of becoming a policeman because in Portuguese-ruled Goa he saw the police had great power. So when his dream becomes reality, his boss Gaspar Dias grooms him to bait the freedom fighters.

One night in Margao in May 1955, Jovino’s gambling buddy brings along a friend named Santan Barreto. During their rummy game, Jovino loses a lot of money and has to pay Santan, who tells Jovino to drink his urine and they are even. An angry Jovino is saved from this humiliation with the timely arrival of Gaspar.

A week later, Jovino stops a carreira at a bridge and demands baksheesh from the driver carrying eight passengers beyond the limit. Inside the bus is Santan who snatches his revolver and fires in the air crying “”Jai Hind”” and runs away from the scene.

The hunt for Santan is on. Santan manages to go underground, but on August 15, while Indian satyagrahis attempt to march into Goa, Santan is captured and sentenced to imprisonment in the Aguada jail.

Read this gripping story to find out what happens to Jovino, the nemesis, at the end.

Additional information

Author:

Ben Antao

ISBN:

TBD00014

Publisher

Goan Observer Pvt. Ltd

Binding:

Paperback

Pages

318

Year of Publication:

2005

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Ben Antao was born in Goa, India, and has been a journalist, teacher, writer and a certified financial planner now living in Toronto, Canada.

He graduated from the University of Bombay (M.A. in English) and worked as a reporter for The Navhind Times, Panjim, Goa (1963-64) and later joined The Indian Express (1965-66) in Bombay as a reporter. In 1966, he was awarded a journalism fellowship by the World Press Institute based at the Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn., for a year’s study and travel in the United States.

He has published novels, memoirs, travelogues as well as several short stories.

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