Download e-book for kindle: Ghost in the Tamarind: A Novel by S. Shankar

By S. Shankar

ISBN-10: 0824867211

ISBN-13: 9780824867218

ISBN-10: 082486722X

ISBN-13: 9780824867225

Who are you able to love? What do you owe to like and what to the realm at large?

Such are the questions that force the tale of Ramu, a Brahmin guy, and Ponni, a lady of the Dalit “untouchable” caste. Set opposed to the backdrop of twentieth-century South India, the unconventional takes readers from the Nineties village the place Ramu’s grandmother grew as much as the Emergency years of Seventies Madras. by contrast sweeping canvas unfolds the drama of Ramu and Ponni’s forbidden love, inescapably intertwined with the good fight opposed to caste oppression. stuck up within the entanglements of affection and politics, the couple hazard every little thing to struggle for a greater society. Will they succeed?

Steeped in historical past, this memorable inter-caste love tale indicates traditional humans moved to unusual braveness of their wish to make a distinction in a ruthless world.

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