From the Blog
Hard to imagine that a scholarly book about a 5th century BC Athenian could be unputdownable, but it is.
If this isn't one of the best books of the twentieth century, I don't know what is.
The Raj; a rare view from below, from the jute mills of Calcutta, where a few became rich and most lived in penury.
A story of loss, of love, of a hero’s quest, of echoes across time and of the enduring nature of inheritance.
“Quirky … wonderfully readable … pretty shocking”
“Dazzling and inventive”
“Magnificent … hilarious… extremely touching”
“Historical fiction at the cutting edge…”