The Coral Strand by Ravinder Randhawa
Today I am here to give you eight reasons why I think you should read The Coral Strand by Ravinder Randhawa. And then at the end of this blog post I am giving away three copies of the book!
But first… here’s some more information about the book!
Each year, Sita makes a mysterious journey to the Mausoleum, the place of dark memories and warped beginnings. She goes to spy on Emily and Champa, the strange ‘guardians’ she once escaped, and on whom she had taken a daring revenge. This year proves to be fatefully different… This year, the terrible secrets of the past are starting to emerge; secrets that inexorably link the three women to each other, to the grey-eyed stranger Kala, and to an altogether different world – the glittering, violent and passionate world of 1940’s Mumbai.
Ravinder Randhawa’s women, caught in a desperate fight for survival, cross taboos and forbidden lines in this richly plotted novel, imbued with fascinating historical detail, and the beauties of place and period. Readers of modern and historical novels alike will enjoy Randhawa’s evocative portrait of the compelling relationship between Britain and India, which continues to enthrall and engage us.
Top Eight Reasons to Read The Coral Strand
It is imaginative, intriguing, and addictive!
It is full of beautiful writing full of incredible descriptions.
It’s wonderfully diverse and really captures the difference between British and Indian cultures, this is due to the authors personal background.
It keeps you curious and guessing throughout, the hint of mystery running through the book is very clever.
Ravinder has a brilliant way of pulling the reader in and just giving them small tidbits at a time to keep their interest up.
The characters are all vivid, well written and wonderful to read.
The settings are also vivid, beautiful, and easy to imagine.
It is a unique and fascinating read that just should not be missed.
To be in with the chance to win one of the three copies of this book, all you need to do is fill in the rafflecopter below!
UK and IRL residents only.
Ends 31st May 2016.