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DetailsRumi Vasi Is Ten Years, Two Months, Thirteen Days, Two Hours, Forty-Two Minutes And Six Seconds Old. The Probability Of Her Walking Home From School With John Kemble Is 0.2142, A Probability Severely Reduced By The Lacy Frock And Thick Woollen Tights She Is Forced To Wear By Her Father. Numbers Have Filled Rumi S World Since She First Learned To Count. It Was On A Trip To India At The Age Of Eight That Her Mathematical Powers Acquired Their Almost Supernatural Significance. When She Returned Home To Cardiff, Her Destiny Was Sealed: She Was Now The Town S Maths Prodigy . But Rumi Is Growing Up And Numbers No Longer Occupy Her Every Waking Moment: She Abandons Her Homework To Seek Out Friendship And Replaces Equations With Stories From Malory Towers. And, As The Family S Stark Isolation Intensifies, So Too Does Rumi S Desire For Love. A Dazzling Novel Of High Aspirations And Deep Longing, Nikita Lalwani S Debut Captures Brilliantly The Battle To Come Of Age In An Emotional And Comic Hinterland Where History, Arithmetic And Cumin Seeds All Play A Part. Nikita Lalwani is a novelist born in Kota, Rajasthan in 1973 and raised in Cardiff, Wales. Her work has been translated into sixteen languages. She studied English at Bristol University Her first book, Gifted, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.
SKU Code IBD B 270 Weight in Kg 0.2520 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780143103059 Author Name Nikita Lalwani Publisher Name PENGUIN INDIA