Just in! An “exuberant, multi-voiced novel based on the life of a 19th-century Hindu saint.” To the world, he is Sri Ramakrishna–godly avatar, spiritual master, beloved guru. But to Hriday, his nephew and longtime caretaker, he is just Uncle– who must be safeguarded from ecstatic trances, his patron Mathur Baba and “that most fateful of vegetables, the cauliflower.” Written by Man Booker-shortlisted author Nicola Barker, The Cauliflower is “perfectly balanced between clownish irreverence and hushed respect” (Sunday Times).
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