My Father’s Garden by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

An almost semi-memoir of sorts, “My Father’s Garden” by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, a critically acclaimed and bestselling writer, was shortlisted for the JCB prize. The novel tells a story of a young doctor-the unnamed narrator-as he negotiates love and sexuality, the narrator’s need for companionship, and the burdens of his memories and his familial expectations.

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