"If Westerners could journey to the East and write books on China, Japan and India, there was no reason why someone travelling the other way should not be able to do so as well," says passing protagonist Ashok, and indeed Talwar's book is all about cultural comparisons.
The Hindu Literary Review
In the six months that Rabi spends in England, he meets a myriad of characters. Partly a cultural critique... (t)he writer describes the Jats as the Germans of Europe and the Bengalis as the French!
The Sunday Tribune
The Yudhishtar episode is sketched very poignantly...
Book Review India