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PUBLISHED TODAY IN INDIA (Hachette) PUBLISHING IN BRITAIN AND EUROPE ON 31 MAY 2018 (Maclehose Press) PUBLISHING IN THE USA AND CANADA   (Simon Schuster/ Atria Books) ON 20 NOVEMBER 2018  PUBLISHING IN SRI LANKA IN SUMMER 2018  (Perera-Husain) Translations into German, Russian, Romanian, French coming soon War, nationalism, and trees shape lives in unforeseeable ways in this novel about a family and a country struggling with enormous transformations. ‘In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman’ – so begins the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, who is driven to rebel against tradition and follow her artist’s instinct for freedom. Freedom of a different kind is in the air across India. The fight against British rule is reaching a critical turn. The Nazis have come to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, two strangers arrive in Gayatri’s town, opening up to her the vision of other possible l