Rice Mother

Rani Manicka

Winner of the South East Asia and South Pacific Region Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2003 A compelling glimpse into a captivatingly exotic world of myth and magic. Beguiled by promises of wealth, fourteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and marriage to a man many years her senior. But Ayah has lied to her and her family about his circumstances and in fact he lives in poverty. A woman of formidable energy and intelligence, Lakshmi provides security, if not luxury, for her family, though at a considerable emotional cost. Then the Japanese army invades during WWII. The family bears deep scars and inflicts those wounds on the next generation. But in Nisha, Lakshmi's great-granddaughter, it is as if Fate has come full circle ...
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Data Publicarii : 13 May 2010
  • Editie : 2 ed
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 608
  • ISBN : 9781444706581
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