Timeri Murari

Timeri N. Murari is an award winning writer, filmmaker, and playwright. Time magazine chose his film, The Square Circle, for its top ten of the year in 1997. His works include the bestselling novel, Taj, which has been translated into over twenty languages. Timeri lives with his wife in his ancestral home in Madras, India.



An engaging read and a real page turner

A wonderful and revealing book
The Sun

Murari's novel exerts a strong emotional grip as we follow the Taliban's brutality with mounting horror. The result is an unusual mix of tension, farce and profound outrage.
Financial Times

Cinematic descriptions of war, and the joy of cricket, score highly

This book is funny, moving, harrowing, romantic and readable.

A strange and alluring combination of cricket, the Taliban, and a lively, clever heroine makes this novel unputdownable.
New Books

A wonderful and heart-warming story of love, family and cricket.