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Mehar, a young bride in rural Punjab, is trying to discover the identity of her new husband. It is 1929, and she and her sisters-in-law - married to three brothers in a single ceremony - spend their days hard at work on the family farm, sequestered from contact with the men. When Mehar develops a theory as to which of them is hers, a passion is ignited that will put more than one life at risk. Spiralling around Mehar's story is that of a young man who in 1999 flees from England to the deserted sun-scorched farm. Can a summer spent learning of love and of his family's past give him the strength for the journey home?


A story of forbidden love that echoes across generations, from the prize-winning author of The Year of the Runaways.

A Book of the Year for The Times, Guardian and Daily Telegraph.

Sunjeev SAHOTA - China Room

  • Editeur

    Vintage Publishing

  • Parution

    May 2022

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