Such a Long Journey is Rohinton Mistry’s first novel. It was published in 1991. It is “a highly poised and accomplished work.’’ (SLJ Cover Page) This creation of Mistry won many awards e.g Governor General Award, Common wealth Writer’s Prize for best book etc. It was also Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This Novel has been translated into German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Japanese. It has also been made into a movie named Such a Long Journey Which was released in 1998. As commented in Spectator, It is “a rich, humane work, undoubtedly one of the best novels about india in recent Years” (SLJ Cover Page). Rohinton Mistry is considerd to be one of the famous authors who have go ne out of India and are writing in English. He uses’ ordinary’ men and women as his protagonists in his novels. He fills his novels with the sights, sounds, smells and colour of India. His characters are neither saints nor sinners; he involves the readers in their lives as they try to survive the comlexities of their culture.