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February, 2002: A helpless nation watches as the city of Ahmedabad in India is rocked by religious violence.

Before sunrise the next day, more than a hundred Muslim men, women and children will be killed, most of them burnt alive.

Above the smoke and flames, the dead get together and decide to intervene - in the life of a father whose wife has just given birth to their first child.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781743031308
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 08/02/2007
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Imprint: Picador
  • Price: $9.99

February, 2002: A helpless nation watches as the city of Ahmedabad in India is rocked by religious violence.

Before sunrise the next day, more than a hundred Muslim men, women and children will be killed, most of them burnt alive.

Above the smoke and flames, the dead get together and decide to intervene - in the life of a father whose wife has just given birth to their first child.

Author Information

Raj Kamal Jha is the author of The Blue Bedspread (1999), which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book (Eurasia) and If You Are Afraid of Heights (2003). Jha lives in New Delhi where he is executive editor of the Indian Express newspaper. His fiction has been published in over 12 languages. This is his third novel.