Publisher HarperCollins announced that Manu Joseph’s new novel, Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous , will be published under its Fourth Estate imprint in September 2017. Manu Joseph is all set to publish his third book this year.
“It is at once desperately brave, and wildly, uproariously funny; and it is a book that could only have come from Manu Joseph’s pen” said Udayan Mitra, Publisher-Literary at HarperCollins India. Joseph’s previous fiction books are Serious Men and The Illicit Happiness of Other People and both have been applauded immensely by the literary audience
The novel begins with the collapse of a building in Mumbai. Among the debris is a man who is mumbling something in delirium. It appears that he is passing on the real-time movements of a young Muslim couple and many more twists and turns enriches the novel