The Last Pretence, Sarayu Srivatsa, ISBN 9788172239336
The Last Pretence (paperback)

30% off

by: Sarayu Srivatsa
Publisher:Harper Collins India
ISBN: 9788172239336
List Price: Rs. 299.00
Our Price: Rs. 209.00
Pages: 320
All India - Free Shipping
Share SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend


Machilipatnam, a small town on the Coromandel coast in South India where the British first landed to trade in dyes, comes to life through a lively cast of characters-Ammamai, resigned to her widowhood, but a fighter; Saroja, the pseudo-intellectual who owns and runs the Victorian dyes factory; Kamala, the eunuch, who carries within her a painful past and Raman, the mosquito-scientist whose experiment with the malarial insect comes to be known as the Raman Technique. Then there is the ghost of Elizabeth Gibbs, the bored English woman who slept with her
equally bored brother George and gave birth to a hermaphrodite. And Nayantara, who teaches Mallika all there is to know about love. But above all, this is Mallika and Siva’s story – a mother and son in a complex and deeply disturbing relationship.



Read ReviewsWrite ReviewsWish List

 
  About Us |  Shipping & Returns |  Privacy Notice |  Conditions of Use |  Contact Us  
Copyright © 2009 FortyTwoBookzGalaxy