We urge you to step behind the headlines and have a read of this absorbing account . . . With clear recollections and good old-fashioned storytelling, Saroo . . . recalls the fear of being lost and the anguish of separation
A remarkable story . . . [Brierley] provides an informative and fascinating insight into how Third World families live with, and somehow survive, their poverty
I literally could not put this book down . . . [Saroo's] return journey will leave you weeping with joy and the strength of the human spirit
A feel-good read about a remarkable journey
As well as the tale of his quest, he provides an informative and fascinating insight into how Third World families live with, and somehow survive, their poverty
An incredible story of how one boy survived and prevailed through extreme circumstances to change his fortunes
I’ve been thinking about this day for twenty-five years. Growing up half a world away, with a new name and a new family, wondering whether I would ever see my mother and brothers and sister again. And now here I am, standing at a door near the corner of a run-down building in a poor district of a small, dusty town in central India – the place I grew up – and no-one lives there. It’s empty.
The last time I stood here I was five years old.