A work of vivid imagination and a celebration of the power of storytelling.
Vikram Chandra was born in New Delhi. His first novel, Red Earth and Pouring Rain won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Love and Longing in Bombay won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book (Eurasia region) and was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize. Vikram currently divides his time between Mumbai and Berkeley, where he lives with his wife and teaches at the University of California. His work has been translated into eleven languages.
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