The book is an anthology of articles delving into the Indian identity through the prism of Indian English fiction. It focuses on various writers of Indian English fiction and tries to help the readers comprehend the quintessence of the Indian identity as represented in these compositions. Some of the writers covered in the book are Vikram Seth, Raja Rao, Nissim Ezekiel, A.K. Ramanujan, Mahesh Dattani Mulk Raj Anand, Salman Rushdie, Khushwant Singh, Amitava Ghosh, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Anita Desai among others. The book is primarily targeted at the students of Indian English literature; however the topics in the book are elucidated in an elaborate and comprehensive manner, which makes it easy for the readers who are t acquainted with the literary background.
Arnab Bhattachrya is a film and book critic in Kolkata and a professional editor of book. He has already edited several books and published numerous reviews and articles.