SHRABANI BASU is an author, journalist and historian. She has also written Curry: the Story of the Nation's Favourite Dish (2003) and Spy Princess: the Life of Noor Inayat Khan (2006). She is based in London.
'totally absorbing' * The Telegraph *
'A tale of Empire and intrigue brought vividly back to life' -- VIKAS SWARUP * author of Slumdog Millionaire *
'A charming tale which should have been told before' * BBC History Magazine *