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Rani and Sukh

Author: Bali Rai
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Punjab in the 1960s a secret affair goes terribly wrong and the bride commits suicide after her lover is attacked by her family. The two families part in violence and conflict. Forty years later in Leicester Rani and Sukh fall in love, unaware of the terrible legacy of the past and the conflict between their two families. Can the two young people escape the cycle of violence and draw the families together for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bali Rai
ISBN: 0552548901 9780552548908
OCLC Number: 155987327
Description: 311 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Bali Rai.

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A powerful and gripping novel that sweeps the reader from modern-day Britain to the Punjab in the 1960s and back again in a ceaseless cycle of tragedy and conflict.  Read more...

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"Gritty, urban, streetwise story shot through acerbic wit and compassionate humour like letters through candy rock, empowering and investing hope in young people to create their own future while Read more...

 
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