Fourteen years old Kalu, kidnapped from an orphanage, forced into pickpocketing, when his friend is murdered, he runs away to start a new life in Kolkata where he meets Tanya, an educated career girl. Will the gangsters catch up with him? Find out.
Born in India, Anil Nijhawan now lives in Berkshire, UK. A novelist, painter, traveller, former businessman. The love of English language and literature grew in him at a young age, while still at school, though he never considered writing as a career in early years.
‘I love the ingenuity of this book!… Kalu’s honesty – how he took me along those streets in India, the hopes of children, the hurt and betrayal they experience at the hands of adults, corrupt police and politicians – The… storytelling is so refreshing’ – Netgalley review.
‘Brilliant, a simply wonderful read – it is a quite simply stunning read and a book I would recommend to anyone who has been to India, taken the time to speak to people and enjoyed their experience. I am only sad to have finished it’ – Amazon review.