An intense and involving Indian novel, which will appeal to fans of "Slumdog Millionaire". Follows a young woman who is married to a brutal husband in rural India, and flees to the city to make a new life for herself. 'A riveting page-turner that fills the reader with rage and despair, and yet, somehow, against all odds, finds the end a message of love and hope.' "Daily Mail"
Dipika Rai, was born and raised in New Delhi. She was educated in one of India's most prestigious boarding schools in the foothills of the Himalayas and then went on to do an MBA before going into banking. After a career change, she worked as a journalist for many years, writing for publications including Vogue India and Marie Claire. She now divides her time between India and the island of Bali where she lives with her husband and two children. This is her first novel.