Fireflies in the night book cover

A coming of age novel set in India during the India-China confrontation.

Publication date: July 16, 2016

Fireflies in the Night


From the award winning short story writer of Blues from the Malabar Coast comes a novel about two sisters once bound by love and loyalty; a beautiful mother torn between tradition and love; a gentle and caring father who loves his girls but is caught in the middle, seduced by his wife’s sophistication. Set against the lush background of wild animals and tea estates of Assam, India, this story weaves through the 50’s and 60’s and the India-China confrontation of 1962. Assam transforms the close-knit family: the sisters are thrust apart and the sexually frustrated mother uses her powers to manipulate the father. The sisters have to come to terms that the ties that bind them are no more there.

***Winner 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards***
***Finalist Foreword Best Indie Books 2016***
*Kirkus Reviews (Starred)*
**Featured Indie Review October 2016**
**Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Indie Books 2016**

“Warriar’s richly textured and intense coming of age novel is a finely wrought family drama—”
~Kirkus Reviews (starred).

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