Author: Nirmal Verma
Publisher: Ravi Dayal
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175300124
Red Tin Roof is a translation of Hindi novel, Lal Teen ki Chhat, of Nirmal Verma, widely acknowledged as finest writer of contemporary Hindi fiction.
Set in Shimla, it evokes with rare delicacy and precision the interplay of the seasons, nature and people. It tells the story of a young girl growing into adolescence in the company mostly of older women. The author explores an inner world.