Nikita Lalwani's story of a talented mathematician who wins a place at Oxford at 15 but struggles to grow up and escape the excessive strictures of family life.
Abridged by Melanie Harris.10-year-old maths prodigy Rumi begins to resist her strict regime of study.
As 14-year-old Rumi approaches her maths A-Level, her separation from family and friends intensifies.
Rumi returns from India to learn that she has won a place at Oxford.
Rumi is losing her grip at Oxford, but she has met a boy and they suit each other very well.
Rumi is about to fail her first term at Oxford.
On the spur of the moment, she makes a momentous decision.