home than they could have imagined. Page 228 sums it all
up in what could well be Shree's own philosophy is life too:
what will happen will certainly happen.
Another delightful aspect of the book is the ease with
which the Anglo-Indian characters slip into the typical lingo
without missing a beat.
Curiosity keeps one moving from page to page. Who
is...what is...?? Really? Where's this going to end? And, yes,
who's Fred Royston and how does he know all that he
does? Now, that's a question that might never be