The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan and Midnight’s Children by Salmon Rushdie. Quite the pairing.

Having seen and heard Jenni at a recent Edinburgh Reads event where she was paired with Ewan Morrison and chaired by Stuart Kelly, it was only a matter of time before I bought the book.

I’m an experiment. I always have been. It’s a given, a liberty, a fact. They watch me.

I was born in the city of Bombay…once upon a time.