Published: July 2017
A GRANTA BEST YOUNG AMERICAN NOVELIST 2017
When the Khurana boys and their friend Mansoor set out for one of Delhi's markets, disaster strikes without warning. A 'small' bomb detonates, killing the brothers instantly. Mansoor is one of the few survivors.
From India to America, the lives of victims and bystanders, mothers and fathers, comrades and adversaries are changed forever. Even the young bomb maker cannot escape the heat of the blast.
'I can't remember the last time I read a book which conjured a world so rich and so convincing'
'Unusually wise, tender and generous'
'Packed with small wonders of beauty and heartbreak that are impossible to resist'