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Seven Steps around the Fire

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Mahesh Dattani

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 532 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Seven Steps Around the Fire is the first in a series of radio plays featuring the amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. When Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, is brutally murdered, Uma’s investigation takes her on an unexpected journey into the mysterious world of the hijra community, revealing hidden realities and shocking truths. ‘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 Seven Steps Around the Fire is the first in a series of radio plays featuring the amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. When Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, is brutally murdered, Uma’s investigation takes her on an unexpected journey into the mysterious world of the hijra community, revealing hidden realities and shocking truths. ‘At last we have a playwright who gives sixty… (more)

‘A playwright of world stature’—Mario Relich, Wasafiri Seven Steps Around the Fire is the first in a series of radio plays featuring the amateur sleuth Uma Rao, wife of Bangalore’s Superintendent of Police. When Kamla, a beautiful eunuch, is brutally murdered, Uma’s investigation takes her on an unexpected journey into the mysterious world of the hijra community, revealing hidden realities and shocking truths. ‘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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