Neil Bissoondath is the author of The Worlds within Her, Doing the Heart Good, and A Casual Brutality. He has been nominated for the Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize. He has won the Hugh MacLenna
"Politics made personal in a lushly imagined allegory: This Canadian-Indian-Trinidadian (nephew of V.S. Naipaul) deserves a wider U.S. readership."
A schoolteacher penetrates the heart of darkness on a war-torn island resembling Sri Lanka.
Read full book review >