KERON BHATTACHARYA, an internationally acclaimed novelist and business writer, lives in Nottingham. He has authored four novels, four works of non-fiction and over sixty articles published in London newspapers and magazines of such prominence as The Times, The Guardian, the Financial Times, Accountancy and Management Today. His works have been translated into Italian and Chinese. His novel, The Pearls of Coromandel (St Martin’s Press, New York), the story of a rape victim in 1920s’ India, is ranked as one of the best novels ever published in English by Goodreads’ critics in the USA. The book is also listed in two prestigious American publications: The Best Novels of the Nineties by Linda P Lesher and World Historical Fiction by Lynda G Adamson.