Review

Review: Anuradha Roy's novel is notionally about a clay horse, and much more besides

By Mark Thomas
April 22 2022 - 2:00pm
  • The Earthspinner, by Anuradha Roy. Allen & Unwin, $27.99.

Making your way as a woman Indian novelist in a highly competitive, richly crowded, premium-quality field must be difficult for anyone. Circumstances might seem more difficult still if you have a similar given name and the same surname as another Indian woman novelist, one who has written a masterpiece of modern literature.

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