This book is entertaining, funny, sad and definitely thought provoking. It has a definite moral to it, and I would recommend it to pretty much anyone.
Mira Levenson is excited to visit India for the first time. But upon arriving she is hurled into new sights, sounds, sweltering heat, and deeply buried family secrets. From the moment Mira meets Janu she feels an instant connection to him. Nothing is as she imagined it—and suddenly home feels a long way away. But Mira is determined to uncover the truth about her family, and she must also make a decision that will break someone’s heart.
Sita Brahmachari was born in Derby in 1966 to an Indian doctor from Kolkata and an English nurse from the Lake District. She has a BA in English Literature and an MA in Arts Education. Her many projects and writing commissions have been produced in theatres, universities, schools and community groups throughout Britain and America. Sita lives and works in North London with her husband, three children and a temperamental cat.