The Yellow Emperor's Cure (Hardcover)

By Kanal Basu

Overlook Duckworth, 9781590207086, 319pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2011



Kunal Basu's lush, haunting tale invites comparisons to Michael Ondaatje's best work. This superb novel conjures a man discovering the love that will force him to question everything.

About the Author

Kunal Basu was born in Calcutta and has traveled widely. He is the author of three other novels, "The Opium Clerk," "The Miniaturist," and "Racists," and a book of short stories, "The Japanese Wife." He teaches at Oxford University and is married with one daughter. Visit