Small days and nights

Small days and nights
Doshi, Tishani
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  • Published: 2019
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Escaping her failing marriage, Grace has returned to Pondicherry to cremate her mother. Once there, she finds herself heir to an inheritance she could not have expected a property on the beaches of Madras, and a sister she never knew she had - Lucia, who was born with Downs Syndrome and has spent her life in a residential facility. Grace sets up a new and precarious life along the coast of Madras, with Lucia, the village housekeeper Mallika, the drily witty Auntie Kavitha and an ever-multiplying litter of puppies. But Grace's attempts to play house prove first a struggle, then a strain, as she discovers the chaos, tenderness, fury and bewilderment of life with Lucia. Luminous, funny, surprising and heartbreaking, Small Days and Nights is the story of a woman caught in a moment of transformation, and the sacrifices we make to forge lives that have meaning.

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9781526603746 (paperback)

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Doshi, Tishani,


Small days and nights / Tishani Doshi.

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London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

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261 pages ; 22 cm

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Puducherry (India)--Fiction.

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