Coromandel Sea Change

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Pan Macmillan, Nov 21, 2011 - Fiction - 280 pages
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In Rumer Godden's Coromandel Sea Change Blaise and Mary arrive at Patna Hall, a hotel on India’s shimmering Coromandel coast, to spend part of their honeymoon. Patna Hall is as beautiful and timeless as India itself, ruled over firmly and wise by proprietor Auntie Sanni. For Mary it feels strangely like home.

In a week that will change the young couple’s destiny, election fever grips the Southern Indian state and Mary falls under the spell of the people, the country – and Krishnan, godlike candidate for the Root and Flower party . . .

 

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

Coromandel Sea Change by Rumer Godden; (4*); ARC/ER, NetGalley I love Rumer Godden. Her style always seems to charm me. I love her magical landscaping and visual painting of a scene. This particular ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

They don't tend to write like this anymore, perhaps with good reason, but nonetheless the latest from Godden, unabashedly sentimental, is an entertaining if nostalgic read. Patna Hall, a popular hotel ... Read full review

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Rumer Godden was one of Britain's most distinguished authors, with many justly famous and much-loved books for both adults and children to her credit, including The River, Black Narcissus, The Greengage Summer and The Peacock Spring. She was awarded the OBE in 1993 and died in 1998, aged ninety.

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