ABOUT THE BOOK:
When a young stab victim is brought bleeding into theemergency room of a modern New Delhi hospital, DrNeel Dev-Roy manages to resuscitate her from near-death. Neel, who has just returned to India after spendingfifteen years in the US, is shocked to discover that becausethere is no one to pay for the young woman's care, the hospitalauthorities will disconnect her ventilator and let the youngwoman die. Outraged, he decides he won't let that happen.But Neel has no idea what awaits him, and as he takes ondishonest doctors, apathetic bureaucrats, corrupt policemenand power-hungry politicians in the struggle to keep the youngwoman alive, his obsession with her life begins to affect hisown. Neel also begins to understand that some people mightwant the young woman dead for reasons that aren't just aboutthe expense of her care
ABOUT THE AUTHOR :
Anirban Bose is the author of the bestselling novel Bombay Rains, Bombay Girls and a collection of short stories Mice in Men. He is an assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester, in upstate New York and has also published articles in the Outlook, Times of India, Sahara Times and the Week. When he is not seeing patients or teaching medical students, he divides his time between collecting guitars, playing tennis and conducting research. He lives with his wife, two children and a cat in Rochester, NY.