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The pearls of Coromandel

Author: Keron Bhattacharya
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In India, after a Hindu woman is raped by a Muslim, she is repudiated by her husband. An idealistic English colonial administrator, David Sugden, takes her in and the two fall in love. This arouses the ire of both British and Indians, the woman's father accusing Sugden of organizing the rape in order to obtain her, whereupon the British put him on trial.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keron Bhattacharya
ISBN: 0312143893 9780312143893
OCLC Number: 34244704
Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Keron Bhattacharya.

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In India, after a Hindu woman is raped by a Muslim, she is repudiated by her husband. An idealistic English colonial administrator, David Sugden, takes her in and the two fall in love. This arouses the ire of both British and Indians, the woman's father accusing Sugden of organizing the rape in order to obtain her, whereupon the British put him on trial.

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