This book is about the three published novels of S H Vatsyayan `Ajneya` who dominated the Hindi literary scene for forty years until his death in 1987. Many Indian literary critics have written about his work but this is the first book about him by an english person and a Christian.The book begins by creating a theorlogical framework within which the novels can be studied with a critical openness to their contents.
Roger Hooker studied Modern History and then Theology at Oxford. After ordination as a priest he worked in India from 1965 to 78 teaching Theology in Hindi at Bareilly and studying Sanskrit at the Sampurnananda sanskrit University in Varanasi. He now works in Birmingham England where he is the Bishop`s Adviser for Inter-Faith relations.