Vishnu, the odd-job man in a Bombay apartment block, lies dying on the landing. In his fevered state, he looks back on his affair with the seductive Padmini while around him is played out the drama of the apartment block dwellers. This novel blends Hindu mythology with acute social detail.
Winner of McKitterick Prize 2002 Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (New Talent) 2002
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