The Sleeping Dictionary

The Sleeping Dictionary From an award winning novelist a stunning portrait of late Raj India a sweeping saga and a love story set against a background of huge political and cultural upheaval YOU ASK FOR MY NAME THE REAL ON

  • Title: The Sleeping Dictionary
  • Author: Sujata Massey
  • ISBN: 9781476703169
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • From an award winning novelist, a stunning portrait of late Raj India a sweeping saga and a love story set against a background of huge political and cultural upheaval.YOU ASK FOR MY NAME, THE REAL ONE, AND I CANNOT TELL IT IS NOT FOR LACK OF EFFORT.In 1930, a great ocean wave blots out a Bengali village, leaving only one survivor, a young girl As a maidservant in a BritFrom an award winning novelist, a stunning portrait of late Raj India a sweeping saga and a love story set against a background of huge political and cultural upheaval.YOU ASK FOR MY NAME, THE REAL ONE, AND I CANNOT TELL IT IS NOT FOR LACK OF EFFORT.In 1930, a great ocean wave blots out a Bengali village, leaving only one survivor, a young girl As a maidservant in a British boarding school, Pom is renamed Sarah and discovers her gift for languages Her private dreams almost die when she arrives in Kharagpur and is recruited into a secretive, decadent world Eventually, she lands in Calcutta, renames herself Kamala, and creates a new life rich in books and friends But although success and even love seem within reach, she remains trapped by what she is and is not As India struggles to throw off imperial rule, Kamala uses her hard won skills for secrecy, languages, and reading the unspoken gestures of those around her to fight for her country s freedom and her own happiness.

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