Stedet er Indien. Premierministeren hedder Indira Gandhi, og situationen i landet er kommet fuldstændig ud af kontrol.
7 Want to read. A Fine Balance is Rohinton Mistry's eagerly awaited second novel and follows his critically acclaimed Such a Long Journey, the book that won three prestigious literary awards in 1991. Rohinton Mistry CM (born 3 July 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian writer.