Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of the novel Arzee the Dwarf, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth First Book Prize and chosen by World Literature Today as one of ‘60 Essential English-Language Works of Modern Indian Literature’. Clouds, which is forthcoming, is his second novel. He also writes a widely syndicated weekly column on Indian politics and society for Bloomberg View. He lives in Delhi.
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Honk Honk to Udvada
‘Oh Uncle, it’s such a historical day,’ said Zahra. ‘The eight hundredth anniversary of our arrival in India after we faced so much persecution in Iran, and we’re going to such a big bash, and all you can think about is emus. What will Dr Billimoria think of our family?’