WILLIAM IRVINE visited India for the first time in 1978, to rural Bihar as a volunteer worker, staying at a leprosy hospital. It was to be the start of a lifelong relationship. He read philosophy, his other passion, at Sussex University. He is currently an IT consultant with one of modern India's technology behemoths.
On March 1st The Polygamist was made a Finalist in adult fiction category of The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. Winners will be announced 1st April 2018.
On July 21st 2017 The Polygamist achieved Amazon Kindle #1 Bestseller ranking.