Sister of My Heart
Last night I read book titled: Sister of My Heart. Story is about two cousins (Sudha & Anju) who are born into a Calcutta family on the same day after their mothers find out about the death of their fathers who were off in the jungles searching for rubies. What follows is a story where secrets, lies and half-truths are revealed. This novel also offers great insight into the world of forbidden love and arranged marriages in India. The supporting casts of characters are well developed and while I’m not familiar with the Indian culture, I had no problems picturing or understanding what the author was describing. I really enjoyed her writing style and so I plan to read other novels by Chitra Divakaruni.