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Of Marriageable Age by Sharon Maas

Of Marriageable Age
by Sharon Maas

This story follows the intertwined dramas and mysterious legacies of three people: Savitri, in love with the son of a pre-war English household in India; country-born Nataraj who lives as a drop-out in London until the shocking news of his parentage and the rich but rebellious Sarojiniis.
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A magical story of forbidden love, a 1990s Far Pavilions, the debut of a major storyteller. Of Marriageable Age follows three people across three decades and three continents, in a story of intertwined dramas and mysterious legacies, set against the traditional customs of a country. Savitri, intuitive and charming, is brought up among the servants of a pre-war English household in India. Both her own and the English family are torn apart by the racial upheavals, and by Savitri's love for the son of the house. Nataraj, raised as the son of an idealistic country doctor, finds life in London heady and mind-spinning, with girls and money easily available, so drops out of both his family circle and his medical studies until a chance meeting brings him unbelievable news of his parentage. Sarojini, tempestuous and outspoken, is brought up in Guyana, part of a group of rich Indian families who settled there, and finds herself in rebellion against her strict parents and the regime.

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Sku
GOR000832339
Title
Of Marriageable Age
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
000225896X
ISBN 13
9780002258968
Prizes
N/A
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