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Nothing Like Love

Autor: Ramnanan, Sabrina

Editorial: Doubleday Canada

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$30.00
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Nothing Like Love : It is 1974 in the town of Chance, Trinidad - home to a colourful cast of cane farmers, rum-drinkers, scandal-mongers . . . and a bright 18-year-old schoolgirl named Vimla Narine. After passing her A-levels with extraordinary results and accepting the coveted teaching post at Saraswati Hindu school, Vimla is caught with the village pundit's son, Krishna Govind. At night. Holding hands. By morning, even the village vagrant has heard the news and the Govinds and Narines find themselves at the heart of Chance's most delicious disgrace since a woman chased her cheating husband from the district with a rolling pin.

Very quickly, Vimla's teaching post is rescinded, her mother goes on strike from everything, her father seeks solace in the rum shop and Vimla is confined to her home. While Vimla waits for Krishna to rescue her, Krishna's father exiles his boy to Tobago with a suitcase of Hindu scriptures and a command: Krishna will become a man of God. It is his duty.

Just when Vimla thinks her fate couldn't be worse, her best friend, Minty, brings word that Krishna has become betrothed to the beautiful Chalisa Shankar. And Chalisa wants to meet Vimla. Together, Vimla and Minty devise a scheme to win Krishna back that involves blackmailing a neighbour, conspiring with Chalisa, secret trysts in cane fields - and unearthing surprising truths that could change Vimla's, Krishna's and Chalisa's lives forever.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ficción   Historical
Ficción   Romance

ISBN 13:9780385681025
ISBN 10:038568102X
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:420
Tamaño:8.56" l x 5.89" w x 1.41" h
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