Under the Pipal Tree
Published by Cinnamon Press
Rohini, a wealthy Indian woman of Mumbai discovers a shocking truth about her identity. As she struggles with the truth and battles with periods of depression, Rohini develops a candid and supportive relationship with her therapist.
Maria, her childhood nanny, unravels their past. The stories of the two women merge and each learns something from the other. Indira, Rohini’s mother, pragmatic and outspoken, is the tent pole of the three women’s relationship.
In a tale of secrets, and social prejudices, the three redefine their boundaries with each other and the world.
A compelling debut novel from international writer Anjana Chowdhury.