"... an extraordinarily good, detailed and selfless book."--V.S. Naipaul
"I have read this book with profound admiration for its research and the manner in which it has integrated the details. It is an important document as well as a literary contribution."--R.K. Narayan
"...extremely thorough often perceptive and at times highly entertaining."--Salman Rushdie
About the Author
Andrew Robinson is the author of acclaimed works on Rabindranath Tagore, and the editor of three screenplays by Satyajit Ray. He is literary editor of The Times Higher Education Supplement.