Fate and family dynamics

The People We Know by Farrokh Suntook. Published in 2021 by Copper Coin Publishing Pvt Ltd, L5/903 Gulmohur Garden, Raj Nagar Extension, Ghaziabad 201017; website: coppercoin.co.in. Pp: 341. Price: Rs 599. "Yes, oh dear yes, the novel tells a story,” says E. M. Forster. And yes, oh dear yes, Farrokh Suntook’s (pictured) novel The People We Know tells a gripping story of characters and places that come to life in two countries, India and England. The plot centers around Sheela, a Sikh woman traumatized by the recent death of Cyrus Marker, her Parsi doctor husband, and her chance meeting with an......

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