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Joan's Pick New Releases
Moth

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Moth

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Set in Delhi in 1946, this is the story of a liberal Brahmin family. Ma and Bappu are academics with two young daughters, the elder of whom, Alma, is fourteen years old and who - against their better judgement - is about to be married off.

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Set in Delhi in 1946, this is the story of a liberal Brahmin family. Ma and Bappu are academics with two young daughters, the elder of whom, Alma, is fourteen years old and who - against their better ... judgement - is about to be married off. These were uncertain times in India with the resulting chaos making things especially bad for girls and women, and her parents hope Alma will have a safe and secure future with her young trainee doctor.

Partition, though, changes everything. The family watches as their dream of an Independent India turns instead into a nightmare as they, along with their beloved country, are torn apart. - Joan
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 29/06/2021
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 352
  • Dimensions (mm): 232x154x32mm
  • Weight: 440g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 29/06/2021
  • Author:Melody Razak

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