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Seven Steps around the Fire

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 580 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri In this stage adaptation of his radio play of the same name, Mahesh Dattani weaves an enthralling murder mystery featuring amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. Following the brutal murder of Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, Uma’s investigation leads her into the mysterious world of the hijra community, where shocking truths and labyrinthine conspiracies abound. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri In this stage adaptation of his radio play of the same name, Mahesh Dattani weaves an enthralling murder mystery featuring amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. Following the brutal murder of Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, Uma’s investigation leads her into the mysterious world of the hijra community, where shocking truths and labyrinthine conspiracies abound. ‘At last… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri In this stage adaptation of his radio play of the same name, Mahesh Dattani weaves an enthralling murder mystery featuring amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. Following the brutal murder of Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, Uma’s investigation leads her into the mysterious world of the hijra community, where shocking truths and labyrinthine conspiracies abound. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty million English-speaking Indians an identity’—Alyque Padamsee ‘Powerful and disturbing’—The New York Times

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