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Nectar in a Sieve

Kamala Markandaya

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ISBN 10: 0451122917 / ISBN 13: 9780451122919
Published by Signet, 1954
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Title: Nectar in a Sieve

Publisher: Signet

Publication Date: 1954

Book Condition: Good

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. This riveting social portrait of India tells the story of a peasant woman in a primitive village whose whole life was a gallant and persistent battle to care for those she loved.

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Kamala Markandaya was a pseudonym used by Kamala Purnaiya Taylor, an Indian novelist and journalist. Born in Bangalore, India in 1924, Markandaya was educated at the University of Madras in Chennai, India, and worked briefly for a weekly newspaper before emigrating to England in 1948. There she met her husband, with whom she lived in London. Nectar in a Sieve, her first novel, was published in 1954. She died in England in 2004.

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