Esther studied botany and biochemistry, and ended up serving Cokes to arms dealers in Delhi’s Hotel Shangri-La. She is a station holder, occupied and rootless. Welcome to India Shining.
In the Falling Snow suggests that Caryl Phillips's considerable talents have further calcified into a mannered style.
Elias Khoury and the literature of witness.
Two new books show how perceptions of India have been shaped and distorted by rhapsodic portrayals of its business elite.