Marina Wheeler is a barrister and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2016, she specialises in public and human rights law and also teaches mediation and conflict resolution. She co-authored The Civil Practitioner's Guide to the Human Rights Act and writes regularly for the UK Human Rights blog as well as national newspapers, usually on legal subjects. Marina lives in east London.
'A personal, sometimes harrowing history of partition... a
writer well worth reading.' * The Times *
A deeply personal story of identity and a highly relatable journey for many in the diaspora... Wheeler taps a rich vein of personal history... Evocative... Gripping. * Financial Times *
In spare, occasionally lyrical prose, The Lost Homestead meticulously tells the story of her much-loved Sikh-born mother. -- Sonia Purnell * Evening Standard *
Her poignant memoir reminds us that our past shares no borders with our present. -- F.S. Aijazuddin * Dawn *