Already a name in the world of science fiction and fantasy writing, Vandana Singh brings her unique imagination to a wider audience with her first collection of stories.
In the title story, a woman tells her husband of her curious discovery: that she is inhabited by small alien creatures. In another, a young girl returning home through the streets of Delhi comes across a mysterious tetrahedron: is it a spaceship? Or a secret weapon?
Each story in this fabulous collection opens up new vistas—from outer space to the inner world—and takes the reader on an incredible journey to both
“A most promising and original author.”
— Ursula K LeGuin, author of The Earthsea Trilogy
“Read [this collection] in homage to the first Indian writer to make a serious mark in the SF world; or read it simply because she writes with such a beguiling touch of the strange.”
— Nilanjana Roy, The Business Standard
Vandana Singh was born and raised in New Delhi, and currently lives in the United States near Boston, where she writers and is a professor of physics. Her short stories have appeared in numerous venues and several Best of Year anthologies, including the Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. She is the author of the ALA Notable book Younguncle Comes to Town (Young Zubaan/Puffin India, 2004) and a second short story collection, Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories (Zubaan 2018).