As Ricky and Henna uneasily tolerate their loveless marriage, the way is paved for a future of double-lives and complicit deception - an unspoken family tradition that is inherited by their daughter Shona. But two decades later, with her own children grown, it is Shona who is forced to discover unpalatable truths about her loved ones...
Roopa Farooki writes fantastic stories about mainly Indian subcontinent characters but with accessibility to everyone. THis story has so many twists as it follows the lives of several generations from Bengal to Tooting Broadway that it will keep you guessing until the last chapter.
THe author has a great ear for dialogue and understands family situations well.
THis is the third book of hers I have read/listened to and I look forward to the next one.
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