ABOUT THE BOOK:
The year is 1659. Idris, a Somalian trader, is in Kerala toattend the Mamangam festivities. By a strange twist offate, he meets his nine-year-old son whose existencehe had been unaware of. In an attempt to keep his son closeto him, he embarks with him on a voyage that ends in thediamond mines of Golconda. Packed with passion, adventureand fascinating aspects of life in the seventeenth century insouthern India, Idris is a page-turner that will intrigue andexcite readers everywhere.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR :
Anita Nair is the best-selling author of five novels, The Better Man, Ladies Coupe, Mistress, Lessons in Forgetting and Cut Like Wound. Mistress was long- listed for the 2008 Orange Prize in the UK. Her books have been translated into thirty languages around the world. Anita lives in Bangalore with her husband and son. Visit her at www.anitanair.net.