A romance set in India, this is the story of Anasuyabehn, who must choose between the wealthy money-lender selected to be her husband and her true love, a university professor who is not of her caste or religion and who shocks the community with his modern ideas.
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A HEARTWARMING STORY OF INDIA, NEWLY FREE – A MOMENT WHEN THE OLD AND THE NEW CLASHED
Lovely Anasuyabehn had been brought up to obey her loving father in all things. But as soon as she set her eyes on Tilak, the brilliant new professor at Shahpur University, she knew she could not marry Mahadev, the wealthy moneylender selected to be her husband. The trouble was that Tilak was not of her caste or religion, and shocked her community with his modern ideas.
Torn between passionate love and a deep religious belief, Anasuyabehn longed to follow her heart . . what she did not know was how much both men wanted her . . .
Best-selling author of 'Twopence to cross the Mersey' and ' Yes, Mama'About the Author:
Helen Forrester was born in Hoylake, Cheshire, the eldest of seven children. For many years, until she married, her home was Liverpool, a city that features prominently in her work. For many decades, she made her home with her husband and son in Alberta, Canada. Helen died in 2011 aged 92.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP9653606
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1864819
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002910761
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004499385
Book Description Harper Collins, London., 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. With 255 pages , a first edition of this novel dealing with Indian Life, most readable. virtually mint condition with mint dust jacket Size: 8 x 5.5 Inches 20 x 14 Cms. Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # AMZ/74
Book Description Collins, London, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine - Price Clipped. Story of a girl caught between old traditions and modern ideas in India. Bookseller Inventory # 19089