NYT Feature Story on Daughter By Court Order

The New York Times, Ellen Barry (9 September 2014)

Families feud over Delhi estates

Every unhapNews_NYTpy family is unhappy in its own way, as Tolstoy once noted, but there is something uniquely nasty about an upper-crust family fighting over real estate in Lutyens’ Delhi, the lush, spacious bungalow zone at the heart of India’s capital.

This is the principal message of “Daughter by Court Order,” a novel published this spring by Ratna Vira, about a woman who has been cut out of her inheritance by her relatives, among them prominent political and intellectual figures.


Read the feature story in ‘The New York Times’…