highly atmospheric mystery set in India, with the controversial
subject of female foeticide at the fore. Longlisted for the ManAsian
Literary Prize. In a small town in the heart of India, a young girl
is found tied to a bed inside a townhouse where 13 people lie dead.
The girl is alive, but only just. She is arrested for the murders
she is believed to have committed. Visiting social worker Simran
attempts to break through the girl's mute trance to discover the
truth. Hauntingly real, and beautifully atmospheric, this ia a major