Manju Kapur is the author of three acclaimed novels, Difficult Daughters, A Married Woman and Home. Difficult Daughters won the Commonwealth Writer's Prize (Eurasia) in 1998 and Home was shortlisted for the Hutch Crossword Book Award in 2006. Manju Kapur taught English Literature at Delhi University for many years and retired in 2007. She lives in Delhi with her family.Nina, at thirty, sees herself as increasingly off the shelf. But then unexpectedly, a proposal arrives. Ananda is a dentist in Halifax, Canada. The two marry and she leaves her home and her country to build a new life with him. But there is always more to marriage than courtship. And as Nina discovers truths about her husband ‰ÛÒ both sexual and emotional ‰ÛÒ her fragile new life in Canada begins to unravel. The Immigrant is another mesmerizing saga about the complexities of arranged marriage and NRI life from this most beloved of novelists.