|About the Book|
The return of India’s raciest storyteller . . .Sethji is the head of the ABSP, a crucial coalition partner in the government. Shrewd, ruthless and an inveterate fighter, he is a man who refuses to play by any moral codes or lose a single battle.MoreThe return of India’s raciest storyteller . . .Sethji is the head of the ABSP, a crucial coalition partner in the government. Shrewd, ruthless and an inveterate fighter, he is a man who refuses to play by any moral codes or lose a single battle. Easing his way is Amrita, his ravishing, ambitious and aloof daughter-in-law who guards her own secrets. But when two of the country’s most powerful men team up to challenge Sethji, the wily old politician has to fight the deadliest battle of his life – a battle in which he must stake everything. The one person he is forced to trust is Amrita, a woman who gives nothing away, not even to Sethji.Exposing the dark, venal heart of Indian politics, Sethji is a powerful novel about ambition, greed – and above all trust. It will do to politics what Starry Nights did to Bollywood, laying bare Delhi’s fixers and politicians and the ugly machinations that drive India’s biggest players. Returning to fiction after a decade, Shobhaa Dé has created an unforgettable character, a man who is indomitable and powerful and will stay with you long after the book ends. Gripping, revelatory and absolutely unputdownable, this is Dé at her dazzling best.Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.