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Anuradha Roy

Biography

Anuradha Roy

Anuradha Roy is the award-winning author of THE FOLDED EARTH and AN ATLAS OF IMPOSSIBLE LONGING, which has been published in 16 countries and named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India. She lives in India.

Anuradha Roy

Books by Anuradha Roy

by Anuradha Roy - Fiction

This is the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, a rebellious, alluring artist who abandons parenthood and marriage to follow her primal desire for freedom. Though freedom may be stirring in the air of India, across the world the Nazis have risen to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, a German artist from Gayatri’s past seeks her out. His arrival ignites passions she has long been forced to suppress. What follows is her life as pieced together by her son, a journey that takes him through India and Dutch-held Bali. Excavating the roots of the world in which he was abandoned, he comes to understand his long-lost mother, and the connections between strife at home and a war-torn universe overtaken by patriotism.