“Set in 1920s India, this magical debut novel tells the story of beautiful Anuradha, whose songs are spellbinding, but whose fate is troubled.” –Elle When the astonishingly lovely Anuradha moves to Bombay to marry Vardhmaan, a charming young doctor, their life together has all the makings of... read more
“"It's bigger than us," Anuradha accepted. "So we confuse ourselves over it. And of course, its vastness overwhelms. But then that is the only lesson in life. How to love. How to love well, with a detached eye but a concerned hand. How to understand and surrender to its countless contradictions. Most important, though, how to never stop loving."”
“Because his moving out had been so seamless, it made her feel that he had never even lived here. The exodus was impeccable, without a trail to point a finger at or a spoor to follow. This evanescent deception, nevertheless, was hardly any consolation for an anguish that would tremble inside her, form patterns over her soul like old seashells that become patterned by spending far too much time in rough water.”
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