Land of the Well

Sampurna’s new novel Land of the Well is just out (June 2012) from HarperCollins, available at bookstores across the country and online at Amazon:

Land of the Well

Land of the Well

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Some photos of the Mumbai Launch on Friday, 29th June, 6.30 at Kitab Khana.

Actor Shernaz Patel began the evening with a fabulous reading of extracts from the book, which was followed by a conversation with Sampurna led by poet Ranjit Hoskote.

A review of the book in Asian Age:

At the Delhi Launch on Thursday, 9th August, 6.30 at Cafe Turtle, Full Circle Bookshop.

The evening began with a fine analysis of the book by Ambarish Satwick (who described Land of the Well as a “cerebral thriller”) followed by a conversation on syndromes, cults, inter-texuality and the psychosomatic nature of illness.

A review of the book in TimeOut Delhi:

Coverage of the Kolkata Launch on Friday, 17th August, 6.30 at Oxford Bookstore can be accessed here and here


A review in Femina can be read here


A review in the Sunday Guardian can be read here


And an interview here

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