Dipika Rai, was born and raised in New Delhi. She was educated in one of India's most prestigious boarding schools in the foothills of the Himalayas and then went on to do an MBA before going into banking. After a career change, she worked as a journalist for many years, writing for publications including Vogue India and Marie Claire. She now divides her time between India and the island of Bali where she lives with her husband and two children. This is her first novel.
'Dipika Rai turns rural India into a setting for an epic tale of love and loss that feels timeless and familiar.' Jamal Mahjoub, author of The Drift Latitudes and Travelling with Djinns