Published by Frightbooks
This is an elegant, moving and heartfelt love letter to the sights, sounds and tastes of northern India told through the enthralling story of the troubled relationship between a father and daughter stretching from Partition to the present day.
James Connor is a man who, burdened with guilt following an event in his youth, has dedicated his life to serving India.
Ruth is his estranged daughter, who, as a teenager, knew she came second to her parents’ missionary vocation and rebelled, with equally sad consequences.
After 24 years away, she returns to the family home in Mussoorie, a remote hill station, where she has to face the past and confront her own guilt.