A young woman finds herself chasing shadows when she returns to the city that haunts her dreams, in Anuradha Roy’s a vivid evocation of north India.
Jarmuli: a city of temples, a centre of healing on the edge of the ocean. Nomi, a young girl, is taken from her family and finds herself in an ashram, overseen by a charismatic guru. But Guruji’s charm masks a predatory menace, and Nomi faces danger beyond her understanding. Twenty years later, Nomi returns to Jarmuli, seeking the truth about what happened to her and her family.