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Another Country
Author: Anjali Joseph

Publisher: Fourth Estate India
ISBN: 9780007462797
Pages: 304
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Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize, this is a superb second novel from the author of the multiple-award winning ‘Saraswati Park’.

Twenty-something Leela is trying to figure out what to do next, who to fall in love with and where she belongs in the world. The problem is that no matter where she goes – Paris, London, Bombay – or what she does – teaching or temping, dating or committing – life doesn’t appear to offer any straightforward answers.

A poignant, evocative journey over two continents and through the adult spheres of work, sex and convenient friendships, Another Country is about growing up, moving on and discovering that what you really want is very different from what you thought it would be