A Beginner's Guide to Dying in India by Josh Donellan

By Josh Donellan

Winner, IP choices 09 top Fiction Award

Part comedy, half tragedy, half henna-drawn mystery peppered with romance and intrigue, A Beginner’s advisor to demise in India is a non secular trip around the continents of the soul.

Commencing in Australia and traversing towards the climactic scene within the snowy mountains of Northern India, this novel crosses unique exterior and inner terrains with humour, sharp wit and a resonance that expands with each one chapter.

While faced with mounting grief and loss in Australia, Levi is all of sudden known as to India through his brother and delves, although a little reluctantly, into the moving sands of his personal spirituality. In pleasant his demise brother’s needs, Levi embarks on a direction intersecting with event, new came across associates, a treasure trove of riches (and not only the cloth kind.

Josh Donellan is the winner of the 2009 IP selections top Fiction and was once a finalist within the nationwide formative years Week Writer’s festival in 2008.

He accomplished his first novel at seventeen, and independently released his moment, What Rhymes with Chaos? in 2008. Josh has exhibited his poetry and install paintings at Queensland’s prestigious Brisbane Powerhouse.

Joah is an writer, poet, musician, deploy artist, instructor and occasion supervisor. He was once virtually wolfed by means of a tiger within the jungles of Malaysia, approximately died of a lung cave in within the Nepalese Himalayas, fended off a pack of rabid canine with a guitar within the mountains of India and was once sexually burdened by means of a half-naked guy when status subsequent to Oscar Wilde’s grave in Paris.

He has an unnatural fondness for Scrabble and an irrational dislike of frangipanis.

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