China Room by Sunjeev Sahota
Told across two timelines, China Room by Sunjeev Sahota is an engrossing story about people escaping the oppressive class systems designed to hold them back. In 1929, a new bride named Mehar is trying to discover the identity of her husband, after she and two other women were married to three brothers in one ceremony. Elsewhere, in 1999, a young man returns to his ancestral home in Punjab in hopes of becoming sober, but once there, he becomes intrigued by the mystery of the locked China room where the women in his family used to do their work.
Out July 13