The locals call it 'The India House'. But they have little to do with the three women who live there: grandmother, mother and daughter. Old Mrs Covington dreams of India and the days of the Raj. Her daughter Evelyn watches obsessively over eighteen-year-old Julia. Julia's tutor, Mr Henry, has been instructed to keep her in a state of 'innocence'. Every day he censors the newspaper and reports a sanitised version to the family. But it is 1956 and Britain is changing. Mrs Covington may shut out the modern world, but she ...

The India House 2006, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099469612

Mass-market paperback

The India House 2005, Ulverscroft, Anstey, Leics

ISBN-13: 9781843959274

Large type / large print