Nikesh Shukla’s latest novel The One Who Wrote Destiny to be The BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime next from week
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We were eagerly in the queue to pick up a copy of Nikesh Shukla's latest novel The one Who Wrote destiny and we're delighted to hear that it has been selected as BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime for two weeks from Monday.
Here’s what Radio 4 have to say about the production of the reading:
“For Book at Bedtime, five voices tell the story of three generations of the same family, riven by feuds and falling-outs, united by fates and fortunes. Mukesh moves from Kenya to the drizzly northern town of Keighley in 1966. Decades later, his daughter Neha is dying from lung cancer, a genetic gift from her mother and an invocation to forge a better relationship with her brother and her widowed father before it’s too late. Neha’s brother Rakesh is a comedian but his career is flat-lining and he’s grieving his mother and sister. Ba has never looked after her two young grandchildren before. After the death of her daughter, they come to stay with her and she has to work out how to bond with two children who are used England, not to the rhythms of Kenya…”