“Beautifully told, this debut is set in 1940s India at the time of the Partition, with themes of tolerance that still resonate today.”
-The Bookseller

“Irfan Master has created a richly detailed portrait of India in 1947 and peopled it with a collection of well realised characters, each of them almost strong enough to merit a novel in their own right.”
-The Guardian


“A beautifully pitched example of post colonial writing...he is a writer with much to offer”
-Books for Keeps

“A challenging but extremely rewarding book...”

“Utterly charming, seriously exciting...”
-The Bookbag