Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi's debut novel, The Last Song of Dusk, won the Betty Trask Award in the UK, the Premio Grinzane Cavour in Italy, and was nominated for the IMPAC Prize. Translated into 12 languages, The Last Song of Dusk was an international bestseller. Shanghvi has been voted: India Today's 50 Most Powerful Young Indians; Times of India's 10 Global Indians; Hindustan Times: 10 Most Creative Men; Sunday Times UK: The Next Big Thing; New Statesmen UK: India's Ten Bright Lights; Elle Magazine's 50 Most Stylish People. Shanghvi's new novel, The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay, was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008.Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghviâ€™s stunning debut tells the story of four extraordinary lives. Anuradha Gandharva, gifted with astonishing beauty and magical songs; her husband, Vardhmaan, struggling with secret losses; Nandini, a deviously alluring artist with a penchant for panthers and walking on water; and Shloka, the Gandharvasâ€™ delicate, disturbingly silent child. As their fates unravel in an old villa in 1920sâ€™ Bombay, they learn to navigate the ever-changing landscape of love. Told with tenderness and dazzling wit, The Last Song of Dusk will haunt you long after you have turned the final page.