The devourers / Indra Das.
New York : Del Rey ; 
|Edition||First U.S. edition.|
|Description||306 pages ; 25 cm|
|ISBN||9781101967515 26.00, 110196751X 26.00|
|Subject||College teachers Fiction., Shapeshifting Fiction., FICTION / Literary. bisacsh, FICTION / Fantasy / Historical. bisacsh|
|Location||Main Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy|
"A dreamlike novel about a young historian and a persuasive and beguiling stranger coming together in modern-day Kolkata, India to transcribe an ancient journal. A collection of paper, parchment, and skins, the journal tells of bloodshed, kidnapping, magic and shapeshifting, set against the harsh landscapes of the 17th-Century Mughal Empire. It reveals the story of hunters and prey, lovers and the beloved, and, in the end, the choice to be transformed, or be quarry"-- Provided by publisher.