Una Gwithiam is summoned suddenly with her younger sister Hal, from their English boarding school, to join her father, the diplomat Sir Edward, in New Delhi. Why? No reason is given but soon the secret becomes painfully evident. The author also wrote "Black Narcissus" and "A House with Four Rooms".
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Una is 15 when her father summons her and her sister Hal to start a new life in India. When she discovers that their beautiful governess Alix is actually his mistress, she is furious. Bored and lonely, Una starts to spend time with Ravi, the gardener's young assistant.Review:
"'One of the finest English novelists' Orville Prescott"
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Book Description Puffin, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140328831