The Village by the Sea

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Allied Publishers, 2012 - 156 pages
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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

The family in Village By the Sea is deeply poor in India. The father, like the father in Distance Between Us, mentally and emotionally retreats from the family through alcoholism. The mother mentally ... Read full review

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

Simplistic, but it is supposed to be aimed at younger readers. Rather like a watered down version of Rohinton Mistry's 'A Fine Balance' - it deals with the injustices, and the extreme difficulty of ... Read full review

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I
7
II
27
III
47
IV
58
V
67
VI
70
VII
84
VIII
92
IX
103
X
112
XI
126
XII
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XIII
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Page 6 - Desai states that the story is based entirely on fact. Thul is a real village on the western coast of India and all the characters in this novel are based on people who live in this village; only their names have been altered.

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