"All the figures in this book...are irresistible comic manifestations."The New Yorker
This witty and perceptive novel is about Prem, a young teacher in New Delhi who has just become a householder and is finding his responsibilities perplexing.
About the Author
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE, is a Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. She has won two Academy Awards for her work in film. She lives in New York and in India.