Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • 'Bhai Sahib examined Mrs Hathiramani's horoscope. He sat cross-legged on the stone floor in a once white vest and dhoti... 'What is it?' Mrs Hathiramani asked, leaning forward. She was alarmed, not so much at what might be written in the horoscope, b...


  • A dazzling, sweeping novel telling the history of Singapore through the moving stories of three families whose lives become intertwined Singapore—a trading post where different lives jostle and mix. It is 1927, and three young people are startin...


  • This novel is about the evils of war and how they affect the lives of a disparate group of individuals brought together by the Japanese attempt to conquer China. The principals include a Russian emigre, a Japanese diplomat, an American missionary, a ...



  • Based on a true story, Meira Chand's" The Painted Cage" explores the tragedy of a Victorian woman who becomes the victim of her own sensuality. In Yokohama, Japan, on the morning of January 5th 1897, the trial begins of Amy Redmore, charged with the...


  • When her English mother returns to England and her Japanese father claims his children for his homeland--and has an affair with their slatternly housemaid--a young girl is flung into loneliness and desolation...