About the book - Tomb of Sand, is an engaging account the journey of an octogenarian north Indian woman who fights her way back into life from a depressed self after the death of her husband. Taut with humour and exuberant word play, one is consumed deeper and deeper under her skin as the pages traverse through her partition trauma, her voice of rebellion against borders, religion and gender, her aspirations, feminism and her modernity. This book is bound to intrigue you as much it keeps surprising the woman’s bohemian daughter.
About the author -She is the author of several short stories and five novels. Her 2000 novel Mai was shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award in 2001. She along with her translator Daisy Rockwell is the proud recipient of THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022 for Tomb of Sand.