Even today, the Anglo-Indian and Eurasian community in India, a legacy of the British Raj, is tainted with outcast status. Laura Roychowdhury travelled to West Bengal to hear their stories.
Part travelogue, part historical inquiry, part love story, The Jadu House explores the tangled web of passion, hatred and longing that has bound India and Britain together for over two hundred years.
'A highly personal book that interweaves the more intimate material of her subjects' lives and her own... thoroughly recommended. A riveting read, full of fascinating stories and insights' INDEPENDENT
'Genuine and intensely-felt' INDIAN EXPRESS
'A book full of extraordinary characters and stimulating reflections' LITERARY REVIEW