Tiger Hills: A Channel 4 TV Book Club Choice - Sarita Mandanna (Paperback) 06-01-2011 Long-listed for Man Asian Literary Prize 2010 (UK).
A sweeping saga of a forbidden love that lasts for generations 'A MUST READ' INDEPENDENT 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... 'An epic and extraordinary debut from an astonishing new talent' DAILY EXPRESS 'An exotic, beguiling page-turner' WOMAN & HOME