This title is shorlisted for the Costa Award for First Novel 2010.
A controversial No.1 bestseller in India, "The Temple-goers" introduces us to a sensational new story-telling talent - and a shocking new side of Indian society.
It tells the story of two young men from very different sides of the tracks: one cast adrift in a world of fashion parties, media moguls and designer labels, the other who reveals to him the city's hidden and squalid underbelly.
But when a body is found floating in the canal and one of them is accused of the murder, some deeply unsettling truths begin to emerge, exposing their friendship and the dark and troubled heart of the city in which they live...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 31/03/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141045696