A Life Apart: A Novel

A Life Apart: A Novel

Neel Mukherjee

"A outstanding first novel . . . shockingly good." ―Rose Tremain, Daily Telegraph

Ritwik Ghosh, twenty-two and lately orphaned, reveals the opportunity to begin a brand new lifestyles whilst he arrives in England from Calcutta. yet Oxford holds little of the salvation Ritwik is seeking. in its place, he strikes to London, the place he drops out of legit life right into a shadowy hinterland of unlawful immigrants. the tale that Ritwik writes to stave off his loneliness starts to discover ghostly echoes in his personal lifestyles. And, as current and earlier of numerous lives collide, Ritwik’s personal is going into loose fall.

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