It's been a long time coming. Except that Amit Chaudhuri wouldn't have used those words sung by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
The gifted Indian writer,who teaches contemporary literature at the University of East Anglia, prefers Indian classical music.
An accomplished singer himself, he pays homage to the music in The Immortals.
Now don't let that turn you off a wonderful novel.
Even though I know nothing about Indian classical music, I was drawn irresistibly into the story.