Jae Watson - Varanasi
Following the break-up of her relationship and unsure of her life’s direction, Marianne leaves a London still reverberating from the terrorist bombings to travel for a year with the mysterious and beautiful Sara.
However, deep into the heart of chaotic and mystical India, events take a dramatic turn and, in the Holy City of Varanasi, Sara’s body is discovered floating in the Ganges. As the investigation ensues, unexpected and shocking revelations cast a new light on Sara and take Marianne on a painful but vital journey to uncover the truth about her friend and also her own life.
What Reviewers and Readers Say:
Provides a deep exploration of emotions – trust, love, fear – relationships, human psychology, abuse, illness, fate and questions how well we can really know even those closest to us.
'A fascinating read that kept me intrigued to the end. It is a novel that defies expectation and provides no cosy solutions'
'Must be a winner. Books, after all, don't just furnish a room. They fit very neatly into backpacks'
'Ambitious and bold...this is a book which ventures off the beaten track'
'You need to buy this book - it's a great novel, vibrant and colourful with a rich vein of insights, wit and wisdom'
'A great novel, vibrant and colourful with a rich vein of insights, wit and wisdom'