“…a dazzling, mesmeric piece of literature.”
—Terry Reis Kennedy, Deccan Herald, Full Review

“A remarkable, multi-dimensional book that oscillates smoothly between the past and present, illuminating both via rigorous historical research and inspired prose.”
—Sonia Jabbar, Outlook India, Full Review

Chasing the Monk’s Shadow was shortlisted for the Hutch Crossword Book Award (2005) and longlisted for the Lettres Ulysses Award (2006)