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Six Yards of Silk
By Mallika Krishnamurthy

This narrative flows between India and New Zealand, through memory and loss, tastes and sensations; as Sharmila seeks to understand the mysterious disappearance of her brother, Ramesh. The arrival of her aunt, Meenamma, deepens Sharmila's journey exploring what we take with us and what we leave behind if we weave a life between one end of the globe and the other. Like a sari folds and wraps around a woman's body, this story intertwines and unfolds Ramesh and Sharmila's lives in a story that resonates as a deeply human search for redemption wherever we are.

Mallika Krishnamurthy was born in South India and grew up in New Zealand. She has combined creative and community work for over twenty years and speaks four languages. She is a dancer, has a degree in French and trained as a teacher. Mallika has worked around the world in diverse settings and roles, from community and arts education with children and adults, crisis and support work, to running community and arts events. She works in palliative care and continues to write. Mallika currently lives in Australia with her husband and two sons.

Subject: Fiction
Size: 8.5" x 5.5"
Binding: Paperback
Page Extent: 178
Price: Rs 195.00
 
 
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