The Hills of AngheriBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7538.429-a (Published 16 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:429
- Sanjay A Pai, consultant pathologist (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India
Kavery Nambisan is among the few Indian doctors who is also a published writer and novelist. Moreover, she is that rarity, a woman surgeon. The Hills of Angheri is based loosely on her own experiences (see also http://careerfocus.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/324/7347/S158).
The protagonist of this novel, Nalli, is a girl in a male dominated village in southern India and wishes, …