Product Description: A baby abandoned. A queen dishonoured. And a cataclysmic war to wipe out the known world. The Mahabharata â the Great Bharat -- is a grand and timeless story, the oldest and longest epic in the world. A perennial bestseller in India, it has enthralled millions throughout the centuries and is as relevant, wise, and spellbinding today as ever...read more
Product Description: A spellbinding story of forbidden love. Three continents, three decades, three very disparate lives:Savitri, intuitive and charismatic, grows up among the servants of a pre-war English household in Madras. But the traditional customs of her Brahmin family clash against English upper-class prejudice, threatening her love for the privileged son of the house...read more
Jyothi is growing up on the streets of Bombay when she is rescued by an affluent Western couple, their contribution to the starving of India. But she soon finds adapting to the orderly, middle-class English way of life, to school, and to rules and regulations hard.
9780007123865 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 1, 2004), cover price $11.65 | About this edition: Jyothi is growing up on the streets of Bombay when she is rescued by an affluent Western couple, their contribution to the starving of India.
Rita collects people like she does dogs, cats, ants and even an unwanted police horse. But then her father remarries: her stepmother is determined to tidy up house, husband and stepdaughter, and move into respectable society. Rita's charm and liveliness become compressed by the pressure to conform.