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The Village by the Sea - KitaabWorld

The Village by the Sea

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A Classic of Our Time. Untouched by the twentieth century, Thul, the small fishing village near Bombay, is still ruled by the age-old seasonal rhythms. Hari and Lila have lived in the village all their lives, but their family is now desperately down on its luck. Their father drinks; their mother is seriously ill; and there is no money to keep them fed and clothed. Delicately and exquisitely executed, Anita Desai s gentle and probing story traces the evolution of Hari and Lila into adults as each of them faces the family's predicament - just as the first signs of industrial India creep into their village. 

Age: 10 and up
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 260
Publisher: Puffin Books
Author: Anita Desai
Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
ISBN-13
978-0143335498

 


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