A beautifully crafted novel which explores the deep-seated cultural differences between East and West, and, more specifically, between The Indian Subcontinent and the United States. "...she returns to a world which is already disappearing and milieu of which she remains the peerless chronicler... This is a compelling, mature work by India's finest writer in English" "The Independent". "Diamond Dust", by the same author, is also published this month in Chatto hardcover.
"Desai is more than smart; she's an undeniable genius." Washington Post