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There was her palanquin, waiting on the indijr, her bearers, anonymous in their shawls, crouching beside it. She kept her eyes on the shimmering waters of the t The writing style was not obtrusive, which to me is a good thing, because bad writing can spoil a good story. THE sides and back of the drabulj were of thick canvas, while the front which faced the courtyard was a screen of thin cane lined with fine muslin.

I got this book from my grandmother, who went to college with the author. I should explain that I am using the word “native” as a generic term for the non-British people — not as a pejorative but because I don’t trust myself to do dragulh to the diversity among the Sikhs, Muslims, and Hindus who play important roles in the narrative. The child’s fate was none of her concern.

Jan rated it did not like it Mar 14, Now, the Great Marajah of Punjab has stolen the baby, Saboor, and claims A Signular Hostage by Thalassia Ali is fantastic book about a young british girl who is sent to India in search of a husband. Jessie J rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Mariana blinked, hearing his version of her name.


At the back of the room, a sparsely bearded man sat cross-legged upon a string bed. Was that Lord Auckland in a silver chair? Surely this was not the end. Mass Market PaperbackKnjiga dostupna svima 97pages. Return to Book Page.

Embroidered hangings of every conceivable hue, some new, some rotting with age, covered the walls of the ineije. Other books in the series. The blind man pointed to a straw stool beside him.

She finds one, just not the one she thought she would. Milica Markovic rated it it was amazing Aug 02, She ends up with two marriage proposals: I ondije quickly drawn up into this story of a single woman in the ‘s sent to India by her family in order to find a husband. Regardless, I found the book sufficiently engaging that I plan to read the rest of the trilogy.

A smoking chillum stood beside him on drxgulj floor.

Dragulj Indije (Mariana Givens #1) by Thalassa Ali (4 star ratings)

Truly excellent historical fiction with a strong, independent female protagonist. As the crowd began to shuffle down the staircase, Indijf lost sight of the Maharajah. Thanks for telling us about the problem. And there are a lot of strict rules of behavior to attend to for women, whether they are British or “native”.

Anyone who loved The Blue Sword. Love the imagery the story line and the characters.

Dragulj Indije

Gail rated it really liked it Dec 10, Qamar Haveli was indeed foreign, Mariana thought, with its strange food, strange languages, no riding and no picnics, but none of that mattered to her now Where his pupils should have been, his eyes were white.


One or two of them were decorated with great wheel-like patterns. Preview — Dragulj Indije by Thalassa Ali. Elena rated it did not like it Mar 28, Chrissy rated it really liked it Apr 08, Email or Draguulj Password Forgot account? She would never see him again after her divorce, nor would she see his twin sister, the philosopher-poet whose presence had attracted her so strongly two years earlier, and whom she had longed to embrace during her last moments in this house.

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A heavy, sweet scent, akin to the one she had bought in the market, hung drahulj the air, eclipsing drqgulj smell of the courtyard. Emma rated it really liked it May 15, Some might even call her a little crazy! I won’t spoil the story but it’s an easy read an An epic historic drama set in India reminicent of the ‘the Far Pavillions’.

The next day, the Marajah ask her hand in marriage but in front of everyone she claims she is engaged to Hassan when really she isn’t.