One Woman, Two Lives
This book is by the South Asian writer based in British Columbia (Canada) that deals with multi-generational saga set in late 18th Century Southern India. It follows the struggles of the women in one family as they fight to deal with the oppression of the caste system imposed on them, both by society at large as well as from within their own family. When a tragic betrayal results in the death of her sister, suicide of her mother and financial ruin of her father, young Bhavani will have to rise above the expectations and traditional role imposed upon her in order to take revenge and restore honor to her family’s name. Nalinavilasom Bhavaniamma, Ajay’s great-grandmother, inspired the creation of Bhavani in One Woman, Two Lives……..