Chandra

Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage - her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding, Chandra realizes that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death. She escapes into the desert - but her husband's family are hot on her heels.

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Not only a gripping tale, but a valuable reminder that tradition will everywhere hold its power. The Observer an exceptionally fine book...This is an incredibly moving book, which is highly recommended Books for Keeps
Author:
Frances Hendry

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Short Description

Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage - her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding, Chandra realizes that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death. She escapes into the desert - but her husband's family are hot on her heels.

Review:

Not only a gripping tale, but a valuable reminder that tradition will everywhere hold its power. The Observer an exceptionally fine book...This is an incredibly moving book, which is highly recommended Books for Keeps

Long description

Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage - her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding, Chandra realizes that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death. She escapes into the desert and eventually finds her way home - but her husband's family are hot on her heels.

Product details

Author:
Frances Hendry
Format:
Paperback
Imprint:
OUP
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Edition:
Re-issue
ISBN:
9780192753472
Audience:
Children
Age Group:
9 -
Pages:
128
Width (mm):
129
Length (mm):
199

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