By Mary Finn
Set in colonial India, this richly layered coming-of-age story follows a lively younger artist on a trip up the Ganges — and during the enigmas of her past.
How can Anila Tandy, left to fend for herself after her mother's dying, dare to use for a role that's truly now not intended for a girl? yet in some way the "Bird woman of Calcutta," artwork offers in hand, reveals herself on an eye-opening trip up the Ganges, apprenticed to a gentleman scientist. because the lush panorama slips by way of, Anila dives into her prior — a prior the place her appealing Bengali mom nonetheless tells tales and her Irish father's mysterious disappearance lingers. Gorgeously written and wealthy with surroundings, Mary Finn's debut novel tells the tale of a decided younger artist who needs to make her means within the risky international of late-eighteenth-century India.
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Anila’s Journey by Mary Finn