About the Author
Sarah Joseph is an eminent Malayali author and social activist. All four of her previous novels have won prestigious state-level awards. Valson Thampu is the principal of St. Stephen s College, Delhi. He won the Vodafone Crossword Award for his translation of Sarah Joseph s third novel, Othappu, titled The Scent of the Other Side (2009). A theologian, professor, priest and free-thinker, he resides in Delhi.