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The Village by the Sea is Anita Desai?s classic children?s fable about a brother and sister, Hari and Lila, who have to face the darkness and difficulties of the adult world. Exquisitely written, with sensitivity and delicacy, Desai?s book won the Guardian Children?s Fiction Prize and remains one of her most beloved works. Printed Pages: 272. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 51358
Titel: The Village by the Sea
Verlag: Penguin Books India
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Puffin Penguin UK Jun 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198x129x17 mm. Neuware - A story of survival set in a small fishing villlage near Bombay. Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be responsible for everything. Although the book paints a picture of extreme poverty, it demonstrates the strength of the family even in the most extreme circumstances and offers a powerful picture of another culture. 320 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780141359762
Buchbeschreibung Heinemann, London, 1982. Buchzustand: Very Good. 157p hardback with laminated boards, as new, 1990 reprint. Artikel-Nr. PAB 94068