Dhalla is a brilliant young writer, and his novel is exquisite, drenched in emotion, and timely."
- Lisa See, best-selling author of Shanghai Girls
"A novel filled with unexpected turns and beauty."
- Chitra Divakaruni, best-selling author of The Palace of Illusions
"Gripping...A touching and masterfully written novel."
- Bapsi Sidhwa, author of Cracking India
"Has so much heart it's at times painful to read, but is far too honest to put down."
--Andrew Holleran, author of Grief
"A classic tale of tragic, forbidden love."
- Christopher Rice, New York Times best-selling author of A Density of Souls
The Exiles is classic story of love and loss told from the perspectives of a wife, husband and his lover. At the center of the novel is Pooja Kapoor, a betrayed wife and mother whose world capsizes when she discovers her husband, Rahul, has fallen in love with another man, Atif. The Exiles evokes unforgettable characters to explore how, with a new world come new freedoms, and with them, the choices that could change everything we know about those we thought we knew, including ourselves. Set in Kenya, India and finally, Los Angeles, where it culminates in an epic conclusion. The Exiles was a finalist for the prestigious Lambda Literary Award.