By Rohinton Mistry, 1995
Award-winning compassionate novel, which captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India.
Set in 1970s Mumbai during a period marked by huge political unrest and human rights violations, this book tells of four characters from varied backgrounds who come together and develop a bond.
The central message? Freedom, equality and opportunity for all are crucially important for both individuals and society.