Breeze From The River Manjeera by Hema MacherlaBreeze From The River Manjeera by Hema Macherla

Breeze From The River Manjeera

byHema Macherla

Paperback | February 3, 2008

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Breeze from the River Manjeera tells the story of the engaging Neela who arrives in England from a small village in India as a bride for the brutal Ajay. The life that awaits Neela is a far cry from her hopes and expectations. Treated worse than a servant by her in-laws, and unwanted by her husband, she finally escapes in search of independence and freedom. The novel explores in a personal, moving way the issues around the deep-rooted traditions of arranged marriages and the struggle for young women like Neela to find love and happiness.

A born story-teller, Hema Macherla was short-listed for Richard & Judy with this novel, and has since written the epic Blue Eyes.

Hema Macherla was born in the rural village of Atmakur, Andhrapradesh, India. She has published 25 short stories and a number of articles in Indian magazines. She was short-listed for Richard & Judy with her first novel Breeze From The River Manjeera. Her second novel Blue Eyes is an epic narrative set in the time of Ghandi's India. Sh...
Title:Breeze From The River ManjeeraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.67 inPublished:February 3, 2008Publisher:Linen PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0955961815

ISBN - 13:9780955961816

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Editorial Reviews

What a wonderful novel. It is a beautiful love story with a strong theme. There are some beautiful descriptions and the characters are strong.- Lesley Horton, crime writerI really enjoyed this novel. Plenty of twists and turns to keep the reader hooked.- Maggie Hamand, novelistHema Macherla is a talented writer, an observer of life and human relationships, culture and customs. As a poet, writer, novelist and critic, I believe it is one of the best novels I have ever read.- Y. Vidyasagar, poet & writer