'An enticing debut novel by a much-vaunted young novelist' Glasgow Herald
A sensuous story of love, war and family secrets
When Sarna Singh leaves the lustrous green hills of Uganda for England, rows of cramped old houses were not what she was expecting. Husband Karam has brought her to Clapham Common, hoping that the greenery will remind her of Kampala.But Sarna is convinced they have moved to England so he can visit his secret London lady friends. She has a devastating secret of her own. How long before Sarna's web of deceit destroys her own family?
Against a backdrop that spans Partition from India, Elizabeth II's Coronation and Churchill's funeral, to the present day, Priya Basil's explosive family drama is passionate and moving.
'With a verve for the colour of life, this book ...surprises with its underlying wisdom' - Good Housekeeping's 6 Great Reads
'Brilliantly woven ...clever and often funny' Candis
'The product of a deft hand that mixes engrossing narrative with unexpected dashes of magical realism' India Todayshow more