To the cool of the Simla hills comes a reluctant Dr McNab, with his wife and young niece. For Emily, romance is in the air. For the mysterious Mrs Forester, there is scandal brewing. And for the Bishop of Simla, rainclouds are not the only storms on the horizon.
The Hill Station is the novel on which J.G. Farrell was working at the time of his tragically early accidental death. It demonstrates powerfully what a great loss to world literature this was.
One of the most outstanding novelists of his generation
Remarkable, captivating from page one
Completely fresh, fully imagined, truthful in spirit
Mr Farrell is an eccentric and highly gifted writer