Red Earth and Pouring Rain, Paperback Book

Red Earth and Pouring Rain Paperback


An epic tale of nineteenth-century India - of Sanjay, a poet, and Sikander, a warrior; of hoofbeats thundering through the streets of Calcutta; of great wars and love affairs and a city gone mad with poetry.

Woven into it are the adventures of a young Indian criss-crossing America in a car with his friends.'A dazzling first novel . . . Not merely drawing on myth but making it.' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Sunday Times'Marvellous and compelling.' Charles Palliser'A brilliant novel of wondrous conjuring and stunning import.' John Hawkes'One of the finest Indian novels of the decade.' Shashi Tharoor


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