Chandra by Frances Mary Hendry


Written by Frances Mary Hendry
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Chandra by Frances Mary Hendry

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.


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

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128 pages


Frances Mary Hendry
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st April 2004



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