Breeze from the River Manjeera tells the story of the engaging Neela who arrives in England from a small village inIndia as a bride for the brutal Ajay. The life that awaits Neela is a far cry from her hopes and expectations. Treated worse than a servant by her in-laws, and unwanted by her husband, she finally escapes in search of independence and freedom. The novel explores in a personal, moving way the issues around the deep-rooted traditions of arranged marriages and the struggle for young women like Neela to find love and happiness.
Hema Macherla was short-listed for Richard & Judy with this novel, has since written the epic Blue Eyes, and is a born story teller.
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|Size: ||678 KB|
|Publisher: ||Linen Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780957596894 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|