The Man Who Would Not See

The Man Who Would Not See

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When family suddenly becomes your greatest challenge, mystery, rediscovery.

As children in Calcutta, Ashim and Abhay made a small mistake that split their family forever. Thirty years later, Ashim has re-entered his brother's life, with blame and retribution on his mind. It seems nothing short of smashing Abhay's happy home will make good the damage from the past.

At least, this is what Abhay and his wife Lena are certain is happening. A brother has travelled all the way from small-town India to New Zealand bearing ancient - and false - grudges, and with the implacable objective of blowing up every part of his younger brother's life. Reconciliation was just a Trojan horse.

But is Ashim really the villain he appears to be, or is there a method to his havoc?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 153 x 232 x 29mm | 440g
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 0143771787
  • 9780143771784
  • 552,629

About Rajorshi Chakraborti

Rajorshi Chakraborti is an Indian-born novelist, essayist and short story writer. He was born in 1977 in Calcutta, and grew up there and in Mumbai. He has also lived and studied in Canada, England and Scotland, and now lives with his family in Wellington, New Zealand.

Rajorshi is the author of six novels and a collection of short fiction. Or the Day Seizes You was shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award in 2006, one of the best-known prizes for English-language writing in India. Mumbai Rollercoaster received an honourable mention in the Children's Writing category of the Crossword Book Awards, 2011.The Man Who Would Not See was longlisted in the fiction section of the 2019 Ockham Awards.
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4 35% (12)
3 44% (15)
2 12% (4)
1 6% (2)
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