Beena Kamlani’s debut fiction THE ENGLISH PROBLEM, set in England in the 1930s, about a young Indian man handpicked by Gandhi to learn British law so that he could help the Independence movement against colonialism, and his journey deep into the perilous nerve centers of glamorous London, where literature, art, politics, and the underground homosexual world come together to powerfully steer him off course; pitched as inspired by the true story of the author’s uncle, to Amy Einhorn at Holt, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (world)