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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 66 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book Leila by Prayaag Akbar
    Leila - by Prayaag Akbar

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571341320 | ISBN 10: 0571341322

    Shalini will never forget her daughter Leila's third birthday party: it was the last time she saw her alive.  Sixteen years have passed and Shalini's life is unrecognizable. Her husband gone: beaten and dragged from their home the night Leila ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil
    The Book of Chocolate Saints - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571336111 | ISBN 10: 0571336116

    LONGLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE 2018   Francis Newton Xavier has lived a wild existence of excess in pursuit of his uncompromising aesthetic vision. His paintings and poems – which embody the flamboyant and decadent j ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
    The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - by Arundhati Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241980767 | ISBN 10: 0241980763

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The first novel in 20 years from the Booker-prize winning author of The God of Small Things.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness tak ... more

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  • Cover image of book English, August: An Indian Story by Upamanyu Chatterjee
    English, August: An Indian Story - by Upamanyu Chatterjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571345892 | ISBN 10: 0571345891

    Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friends go to Yale and Harvard. August himself has just landed a prize government job, which takes him to Madna – a town with the highest temperatures in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph
    Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous - by Manu Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912408108 | ISBN 10: 1912408104

    Bold, stylish and deceptively witty, Manu Joseph’s gripping new novel poses searching questions about political forces and religious division—with an ingenious twist.   On the day that Hindu nationalists and their controversial leader hav ... more

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  • Cover image of book When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy
    When I Hit You - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786491282 | ISBN 10: 1786491281

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018  Guardian’s Best Books of 2017 Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2017 Observer Best Books of 2017 Fina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
    Selection Day - by Aravind Adiga

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509806492 | ISBN 10: 1509806490

    Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga.   'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson   Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is goo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Painted Ocean by Gabriel Packard
    The Painted Ocean - by Gabriel Packard

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151131 | ISBN 10: 1472151135

    Brick Lane meets Lord of the Flies: an ambitious page-turner and a true literary achievement.   When I was a little girl, my dad left me and my mum, and he never came back. And you're supposed to be gutted when that happens. But secretly I pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy
    Sleeping on Jupiter - by Anuradha Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848666900 | ISBN 10: 184866690x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015   A stark and unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, about religion, love and violence in the modern world.   A train stops at a railway station. A young woman jumps off. She has wild h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir
    Traces of Sandalwood - by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789462380578 | ISBN 10: 9462380570

    Muna, a young Indian orphan, is working in a carpet factory in Bombay. She cannot forget about her sister Sita, from whom she was separated. Sita, who lives in an orphanage in the same city, doesnt remember her older sister and dreams about having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Hidden Mothers by Meera Syal
    The House of Hidden Mothers - by Meera Syal

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781862300538 | ISBN 10: 1862300534

    How far would you go to get the life you can't have?   Shyama, aged forty-eight, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams o ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Will Build Him a City by Raj Kamal Jha
    She Will Build Him a City - by Raj Kamal Jha

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408855072 | ISBN 10: 1408855070

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE  As night falls in Delhi a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Her now grown-up child is a puzzle with a million pieces whom she hopes, through her words and her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let Him Know - by Sandip Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408856666 | ISBN 10: 1408856662

    In a boxy apartment building in an American university town, Romola Mitra, a young bride, anxiously awaits her first letter from home in India. When she accidentally opens the wrong letter, it changes her life. Decades later, her son Amit finds the l ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Point Two Billion by Mahesh Rao
    One Point Two Billion - by Mahesh Rao

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907970337 | ISBN 10: 1907970339

    1.2 billion people live in India, making it one of the most populous places on earth. Its a nation of extremes, exhilarating in its diversity, and torn between ancient traditions and the shock of modernity.  Mahesh Rao writes about the tapestry ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
    The Year of the Runaways - by Sunjeev Sahota

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447241645 | ISBN 10: 1447241649

    The heart-stopping new book from one of Granta's Best of British Novelists 2013  Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015  The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gypsy Goddess by Meena Kandasamy
    The Gypsy Goddess - by Meena Kandasamy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391807 | ISBN 10: 1782391800

    Tamil Nadu, 1968. Village landlords rule over a feudal system that forces peasants to break their backs in the fields or suffer beatings as punishment. In the misery of their daily lives it is little wonder that the Communist Party begins to gain tra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Family Life by Akhil Sharma
    Family Life - by Akhil Sharma

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571224548 | ISBN 10: 0571224547

    For eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju, life in Delhi in the late 1970s follows a comfortable, predictable routine: bathing on the roof, queuing for milk, playing cricket in the street. Yet, everything changes when their father finds a j ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Country by Kalyan Ray
    No Country - by Kalyan Ray

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843345 | ISBN 10: 140884334x

    In November 1989, an Indian couple are discovered murdered in a small town in upstate New York. They lie together as though just disengaged from a long embrace. Yet their murder has been two centuries in the making.   County Sligo, Ireland, 18 ... more

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  • Cover image of book A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
    A God in Every Stone - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408847237 | ISBN 10: 140884723x

    July 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land, surrounded by figs and cypresses. Soon she will discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and the ecstasy of love. Thousands of miles away a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
    The Lives of Others - by Neel Mukherjee

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099554486 | ISBN 10: 0099554488

    An epic saga telling the story of a Bengali family in Calcutta exploring a family that is decaying as the society around it fractures, and one young man who tries to reimagine his place in the world. ***Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014*** ... more

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  • Cover image of book Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
    Em and the Big Hoom - by Jerry Pinto

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241966518 | ISBN 10: 0241966515

    Brilliantly comic and almost unbearably moving, Jerry Pinto's Em and the Big Hoom is one of the most powerful and original fiction debuts of recent years. In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes - Em to her family - is by turns flamboyant, maniaca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut
    Arctic Summer - by Damon Galgut

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782391593 | ISBN 10: 1782391592

    In 1912, the SS Birmingham approaches India. On board is Morgan Forster, novelist and man of letters, who is embarking on a journey of discovery. As Morgan stands on deck, the promise of a strange new future begins to take shape before his eyes. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the City of Gold and Silver by Keniz Mourad
    In the City of Gold and Silver - by Keniz Mourad

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781609452278 | ISBN 10: 1609452275

    Here is the long-forgotten story of Begum Hazrat Mahal, Queen of Awadh and the soul of the Indian revolt against the British, brought to vivid life by a writer whose own story reads like a novel. Begum was an orphan and a poetess who captured th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand
    Untouchable - by Mulk Raj Anand

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141393605 | ISBN 10: 0141393602

    Mulk Raj Anand's extraordinarily powerful story of an Untouchable in India's caste system, with a new introduction by Ramachandra Guha, author of Gandhi. Bakha is a proud and attractive young man, yet none the less he is an Untouchable - an outca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of the Love Commandos by Tarquin Hall
    The Case of the Love Commandos - by Tarquin Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099561880 | ISBN 10: 0099561883

    The wonderful fourth outing for Delhi detective Vish Puri ('the Indian Hercule Poirot' Financial Times).   When Indias Love Commandos rescue a young woman from a high-caste family who has been forbidden from marrying an untouchable, she looks ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Children by Roopa Farooki
    The Good Children - by Roopa Farooki

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780755383443 | ISBN 10: 0755383443

    From the twice Orange Prize Longlisted author of Bitter Sweets and The Flying Man. Perfect for any reader of Jhumpa Lahiri and Khamila Shamsie.   Leaving home is one thing. Surviving is another.   1940s Lahore, the Punjab. Two brother ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Lowland - by Jhumpa Lahiri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843543 | ISBN 10: 1408843544

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013 and the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013.   From Subhashs earliest memories, at every point, his brother was there. In the suburban streets of Calcutta where they wandered before dusk and in the hyacinth-stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City of Devi by Manil Suri
    The City of Devi - by Manil Suri

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408833933 | ISBN 10: 140883393x

    Armed only with a pomegranate, Sarita ventures into the empty streets of Mumbai, on the eve of its threatened nuclear annihilation. She is looking for her physicist husband Karun, who has been missing for over a fortnight. She is soon joined on her q ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai
    The Sea of Innocence - by Kishwar Desai

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781471101441 | ISBN 10: 1471101444

    Goa, south India. A beautiful holiday hideaway where hippies and backpackers while away the hours. But beneath the clear blue skies lies a dirty secret...  Simran Singh is desperate for a break and some time away from her busy job as a social w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Skinning Tree by Srikumar Sen
    The Skinning Tree - by Srikumar Sen

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846882968 | ISBN 10: 1846882966

    Set against the Japanese advance on India during the Second World War, The Skinning Tree centres on the nine-year-old Sabby, who lives in a Calcutta family where sophisticated British habits such as bridge and dinner parties co-exist with Indian valu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Origins of Love by Kishwar Desai
    Origins of Love - by Kishwar Desai

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781471111228 | ISBN 10: 1471111229

    In Delhi a small baby lies alone and abandoned. The product of IVF and surrogacy, she had been so coveted - until she was born with a fatal illness. No one knows how the infection could have been transferred to the child, but one thing is certain: no ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hope Factory by Lavanya Sankaran
    The Hope Factory - by Lavanya Sankaran

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780755327898 | ISBN 10: 0755327896

    Where innocence, deceit and love collide. Anand is a Bangalore success story: successful, well-married, rich. At least, that's how he appears. But if his little factory is to grow, he needs land and money and, in the New India, neither of these i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph
    The Illicit Happiness of Other People - by Manu Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848543102 | ISBN 10: 1848543107

    A darkly comic novel set in modern India.  Seventeen-year-old Unni has done something terrible. The only clue to his actions lies in a comic strip he has drawn, which has fallen into the hands of his father Ousep - a nocturnal anarchist with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Village by Nikita Lalwani
    The Village - by Nikita Lalwani

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141030401 | ISBN 10: 0141030402

    The Village by Nikita Lalwani is a disturbing and utterly gripping modern morality tale set in contemporary India.   On a winter morning Ray Bhullar arrives at the gates of an Indian village. She is here to make a film. But this will be no o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil
    Narcopolis - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571275786 | ISBN 10: 0571275788

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. Shuklaji Street, in Old Bombay. In Rashid's opium room the air is thick and potent. A beautiful young woman leans to hold a long-stemmed pipe over a flame, her hair falling across her dark eyes. Around h ... more

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  • Cover image of book French Sahib by Pierre Freha
    French Sahib - by Pierre Freha

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9789380905266 | ISBN 10: 9380905262

    What happens when a Frenchman falls in love with a young Indian guy? Set in India with a French protagonist, and written by a Frenchman, French Sahib is a French-Indian love story revealing the taboos of Indian society and the hypocrisies of Fre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
    Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard - by Kiran Desai

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571284047 | ISBN 10: 0571284043

    Sampath Chawla was born in a time of drought that ended with a vengeance the night of his birth. All signs being auspicious, the villagers triumphantly assured Sampath's proud parents that their son was destined for greatness. Twenty years of fai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leela
    Leela's Book - by Alice Albinia

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099548492 | ISBN 10: 0099548496

    Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award. Leela - alluring, taciturn, haunted - is moving back to Delhi after years of exile in New York. She knows her return will disrupt precariously balanced lives. Twenty years ago her sister M ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Collaborator by Mirza Waheed
    The Collaborator - by Mirza Waheed

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141048581 | ISBN 10: 0141048581

    It is Kashmir in the early 1990s and war has finally reached the isolated village of Nowgam close to the Pakistan border. Indian soldiers appear as if from nowhere to hunt for militants on the run. Four teenage boys, who used to spend their afternoon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga
    Last Man in Tower - by Aravind Adiga

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848875180 | ISBN 10: 1848875185

    The magnificent new novel from the million-selling Booker Prize-winning author of The White Tiger: one of the most eagerly anticipated literary novels of 2011, 'a kaleidoscopic portrait of a changing Mumbai' Guardian Best Books of 2011 As ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wedding Wallah by Farahad Zama
    The Wedding Wallah - by Farahad Zama

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122687 | ISBN 10: 0349122687

    Mr Alis flourishing marriage bureau seems to have chalked up another success when his ward, Pari, receives a surprise proposal from a rich, handsome aristocrat. But why is the boys family so keen to get him married to Pari - an orphan, a widow, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pleasure Seekers by Tishani Doshi
    The Pleasure Seekers - by Tishani Doshi

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809839 | ISBN 10: 1408809834

    August, 1968: Babo Patel arrives in London from Madras, with curly hair, jhill mill teeth and dreams of becoming a success. When he meets the beautiful, auburn-haired Sin Jones, he falls in love instantly. She, like him, is in search of something bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Serpent Lives by Ruth Padel
    Where the Serpent Lives - by Ruth Padel

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349122328 | ISBN 10: 0349122326

    A family in crisis - and the wider world of wildlife in crisis too. Rosamund, unable to communicate with her philandering husband or teenage son, alienated from her zoologist father, feels cut off also from the jungle world of her Indian childhood. W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph
    Saraswati Park - by Anjali Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007360789 | ISBN 10: 0007360789

    A tremendous first novel from an exciting young author recently chosen as one of the Telegraphs 20 under 40 best UK writers.  Famous for its electric chaos, the city of Bombay also accommodates pockets of calm. In one such space works ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh
    The Shadow Lines - by Amitav Ghosh

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848544178 | ISBN 10: 1848544170

    A wide-eyed boy growing up in suburban Calcutta in the 1960s experiences the world through the eyes of others an intoxicating older cousin, a grandmother who weaves stories from the past and a family in London whose lives are intertwined with his.& ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chowringhee by Sankar
    Chowringhee - by Sankar

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781843549147 | ISBN 10: 184354914x

    A much loved and endlessly readable classic of Indian literature, finally available in English for the first time.  Chowringhee, first published in Bengali in 1962, is a sprawling saga of the intimate lives of managers, employees and guests a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji
    The Writing on My Forehead - by Nafisa Haji

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099536741 | ISBN 10: 0099536749

    Free-spirited and rebellious, Saira has grown up in California with her beautiful, obedient sister Ameena. From childhood, she has broken the boundaries between her desire for independence and her familys traditions in particular, her Bombay-bred ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
    Sea of Poppies - by Amitav Ghosh

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780719568978 | ISBN 10: 0719568978

    At the heart of this epic saga, set just before the Opium Wars, is an old slaving-ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its crew a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
    Burnt Shadows - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781408800874 | ISBN 10: 140880087x

    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009, this is a powerful, sweeping epic crossing generations, cultures and continents. In a prison cell in the US, a man stands trembling, naked, fearfully waiting to be shipped to Guantnamo Bay. How did it come ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Assassin by M.G. Vassanji
    The Assassin - by M.G. Vassanji

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847672834 | ISBN 10: 1847672833

    Karsan Dargawalla, heir to the shrine of a mysterious, medieval sufi begins to tell the story of his family and the destroyed shrine in the aftermath of the violence that gripped western India in 2002. His tale begins in the 1960s, and young Kar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Unaccustomed Earth - by Jhumpa Lahiri

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596592 | ISBN 10: 074759659x

    The Number One New York Times bestseller from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake.  Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book.  Beginning in America, and spilling back over m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of Shiva by Manil Suri
    The Age of Shiva - by Manil Suri

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596394 | ISBN 10: 0747596395

    India, 1955. As the scars of Partition are beginning to heal, seventeen-year-old Meera sits enraptured: in the spotlight is Dev, singing a song so infused with passion that it arouses in her the first flush of erotic longing. But when Meera's reveri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blind Faith by Sagarika Ghose
    Blind Faith - by Sagarika Ghose

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007263547 | ISBN 10: 0007263546

    When Mia, acutely depressed by the suicide of her artist father, meets Karna, a young and mesmeric guru who bears a startling resemblance to a figure in her fathers painting, she feels compelled to follow him all the way from London to India. And if ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal
    Animal's People - by Indra Sinha

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416526278 | ISBN 10: 1416526277

    'I used to be human once. So I'm told. I don't remember it myself, but people who knew me when small say I walked on two feet just like a human being.....' Ever since he can remember, Animal has gone on all fours, the catastrophic result of what ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gypsy Masala by Preethi Nair
    Gypsy Masala - by Preethi Nair

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007305018 | ISBN 10: 000730501x

    "Tell me about your dreams, and if you have dared to follow them..."   This is the challenge for three members of the Vishavan family. Evita (real name Molu, but she's always had a tendency towards the theatrical) is stuck in a 9-to-5 job u ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Man Falling by Mike Stocks
    White Man Falling - by Mike Stocks

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846880360 | ISBN 10: 184688036x

    Police sub-inspector Swami has lost his job after suffering a stroke while beating up a very guilty suspect. He can no longer talk properly, command the respect of his community, or give his six daughters the bankrupting dowries they deserve - and hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
    Sacred Games - by Vikram Chandra

    £11.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571231218 | ISBN 10: 0571231217

    Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power.  Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of detective Sartaj Singh - and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted ga ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Chandra
    Red Earth and Pouring Rain - by Vikram Chandra

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571234493 | ISBN 10: 0571234496

    The gods of poetry and death descend on a house in India to vie for the soul of a wounded monkey.  A bargain is struck: the monkey must tell a story, and if he can keep his audience entertained, he shall live.  The result is Red Earth and P ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
    A Fine Balance - by Rohinton Mistry

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780571230587 | ISBN 10: 057123058x

    Set in mid-1970s India, A Fine Balance is a subtle and compelling narrative about four unlikely characters who come together in circumstances no one could have forseen, soon after the government declares a 'State of Internal Emergency'. It is a breat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
    Shantaram - by Gregory David Roberts

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780349117546 | ISBN 10: 0349117543

    In 1978, gifted student and writer Greg Roberts turned to heroin when his marriage collapsed, feeding his addiction with a string of robberies. Caught and convicted, he was given a nineteen-year sentence. After two years, he escaped from a maximum-s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji
    The In-Between World of Vikram Lall - by M.G. Vassanji

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841956060 | ISBN 10: 1841956066

    "My name is Vikram Lall. I have the distinction of having been numbered one of Africa's most corrupt men..."  Vikram Lall inhabits an 'in-between world': between his ancestral home in India and the Kenya he loves passionately; between his infamo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Halfway Up the Mountain by Kiran Khalap
    Halfway Up the Mountain - by Kiran Khalap

    £8.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780714531137 | ISBN 10: 0714531138

    Your mother now forces you to wear a sari. The one you wear when the boy comes down from Bombay to "see you" is bright yellow. It is 1956, less than a decade since the first man in your life left without a forwarding address. Now you have to tie your ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queen of Dreams by Chitra Divakaruni
    Queen of Dreams - by Chitra Divakaruni

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780349119410 | ISBN 10: 0349119414

    'I dream the dreams of other people, so I can help them live their lives.'Rakhi's mother once spoke those words to her daughter when she was a young girl. But now Rakhi is an adult - one in need of help to live her life. An artist and divorced mothe ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Hundred Shades of White by Preethi Nair
    One Hundred Shades of White - by Preethi Nair

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007143467 | ISBN 10: 000714346x

    Maya, her mother Nalini, and her brother Satchin have left a carefree life in India to come to England. But when Maya's father disappears leaving only deceit and debt behind, they are left to fend for themselves in a strange, damp land. Maya, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Something Black in the Lentil Soup by Reshma S. Ruia
    Something Black in the Lentil Soup - by Reshma S. Ruia

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781901969146 | ISBN 10: 1901969142

    A comical and irreverent portrayal of three parallel cultures - British, Indian and British-Indian - with penetrating insights into social mores and conventions. Kavi Naidu is a great poet in the tradition of Wordsworth and Shelley (Well he thinks ... more

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  • Cover image of book The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
    The God of Small Things - by Arundhati Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780006550686 | ISBN 10: 0006550681

    Set against a background of political turbulence in Kerala, this novel tells the story of twins Esthappen and Rahel. Amongst the vats of banana jam and heaps of peppercorns in their grandmother's factory they try to craft a childhood for themselves a ... more

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