Books by Kunal Basu

THE YELLOW EMPEROR'S CURE by Kunal Basu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Fortunately, it's the readers who win."
This richly painted literary novel brings a Portuguese doctor to 19th-century China to find a cure for syphilis. Read full book review >
THE MINIATURIST by Kunal Basu
Released: July 1, 2004

"Brilliant work, from one of the finest new novelists at work today."
A most unusual portrait of the artist gradually takes shape in this Anglo-Indian author's limpid second novel (after The Opium Clerk, 2003). Read full book review >
THE OPIUM CLERK by Kunal Basu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Superbly researched, quite beautifully written: a formidable first novel."
The complex effects of the Eastern opium trade on three generations of an embattled Anglo-Indian "family"—all painstakingly traced in this elegant first novel. Read full book review >