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A Black Englishman by Carolyn Slaughter
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Jul 07, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: asia, historical-fiction, indian-subcontinent, women
Recommended for: anyone interested in India or in stories set in other countries
Read in January, 2008

The author reimagined the tragic life of her own grandmother, who lived in India as an independent-minded young woman and fell in love with a British-educated Indian doctor. Full of gender and racial politics, and the dark strife during the time of the Raj in India, it was a satisfying, adventurous story of star-crossed lovers.

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