Tiger Hills: For fans of Elena Ferrante, a sweeping saga about family and fortune

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'A MUST READ BLOCKBUSTER' INDEPENDENT

THE THORN BIRDS meets GONE WITH THE WIND in this sweeping tale of family and fortune, of love and betrayal...

Devi is a young girl living with on a coffee plantation in Coorg, India, at the end of the 19th century. Her best friend is Devanna, a boy whose mother has died in tragic circumstances. Over the years, Devi and Devanna become inseparable.

However things change when Devi meets Muthi, a young man who has killed a tiger and is feted as the local hero. Although she is still a child and Muthi is a man, Devi vows that one day she will marry him. It is this love that will gradually drive a wedge between her and her friend Devanna, who has been taken under the wing of a local missionary. Devi is left with heartbreaking choices that will have lastng consequences for generations to come...

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Lavish...Sarita Mandanna's fusion of history and romance makes for an aromatic blend. (Boyd Tonkin INDEPENDENT)

'An epic and extraordinary debut from an astonishing talent.' (Caroline Jowett DAILY EXPRESS)

Tragic in parts but ultimately a beautifully written saga, this is the emergence of a major new talent (Virgina Blackburn SUNDAY EXPRESS)

An epic love story from start to finish (BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH)

Mandanna fuses history and romance to tell a vivid story, painting pictures that reverberate in the mind. (OXFORD TIMES)

Sweet novel about a secret love. (HEAT MAGAZINE)

More than alove story, Tiger Hills explores the hazardous side of passion and the shackling grip of memory once love has been thwarted. (INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE / NEW YORK TIMES)

An epic, exotic love story...It is a blockbuster debut from Sarita Mandanna that will be in many beach bags this summer. (SANDWELL CHRONICLE)

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THE THORN BIRDS meets GONE WITH THE WIND in this sweeping of a forbidden love that will last for generations.

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