Nectar in a Sieve

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Signet Classic, 1954 - Fiction - 190 pages
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Featuring a new introduction, this critically acclaimed novel tells the story of India and its people through the eyes of one woman and her experiences in one peasant family in a primitive Indian village. Reissue.

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User Review  - kbknapp - LibraryThing

Overall, this novel recounts Indian life on a small farm during the 1900s. Told through the eyes of the protagonist Rukmani, the novels shows the struggles that Indian farmers have to deal with during ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheVeaz - LibraryThing

Being married at the age of twelve seems unbelievable to many of us, but in this book a twelve year old bride, Rukmani, tells us the story of her life as a wife of a peasant farmer in 20th century ... Read full review

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