Synopses & Reviews
First novel telling the story of a young Brahmin in contemporary India. "A work of art" "Financial Times".
A first novel set in contemporary India, this book describes how Samar, a young Brahmin, escapes a future of small-town jobs to live in Benares, losing himself in books and solitude. Here, he meets Catherine, a French woman who stands at the centre of the events which destroy his equanimity.