A Life Apart: A Novel by Neel Mukherjee

By Neel Mukherjee

"A marvelous first novel . . . shockingly good." ―Rose Tremain, Daily Telegraph Ritwik Ghosh, twenty-two and lately orphaned, unearths the opportunity to begin a brand new existence while he arrives in England from Calcutta. yet Oxford holds little of the salvation Ritwik is seeking. as an alternative, he strikes to London, the place he drops out of respectable lifestyles right into a shadowy hinterland of unlawful immigrants. the tale that Ritwik writes to stave off his loneliness starts off to discover ghostly echoes in his personal existence. And, as current and prior of a number of lives collide, Ritwik’s personal is going into loose fall.

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