Sunjeev Sahota's brilliant political novel explores the dreams and struggles of an unlikely household in a warm celebration of the human spirit.

Thirteen young men live in a house in Sheffield, each in flight from India and in desperate search of a new life. Tarlochan, a former rickshaw driver, will say nothing about his past in Bihar; Avtar has a secret that binds him to protect the chaotic Randeep. As for Randeep, he has a visa-wife in a flat on the other side of town: a clever, devout woman whose cupboards are full of her husband's clothes, in case the immigration men surprise her with a call.

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Sunjeev Sahota is the author of Ours Are the Streets and The Year of the Runaways, which was shortlisted for the 2015 Booker Prize.
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