The Village by the Sea (A Puffin Book)

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The story of Lila and Hari, the eldest children of a poor Indian village family, who must use all their courage to secure all their futures against appalling odds and increasing hardship. There is a six-part TV tie-in starring Saed Jaffery.

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Anita Desai was born and brought up in India and has written widely for both adults and children. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize and has won the Guardian Fiction Award.

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