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The satapur moonstone., Sujata Massey

Label
The satapur moonstone., Sujata Massey
Language
eng
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
The satapur moonstone.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
Sujata Massey
Series statement
Perveen Mistry Novel
Summary
The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill.India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the princely state of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic hunting accident. The state is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur's two maharanis, the dowager queen and her daughter-in-law. The royal ladies are in a dispute over the education of the young crown prince, and a lawyer's counsel is required. However, the maharanis live in purdah and do not speak to men. Just one person can help them: Perveen Mistry, Bombay's only female lawyer. Perveen is determined to bring peace to the royal house and make a sound recommendation for the young prince's future, but she arrives to find that the Satapur palace is full of cold-blooded power plays and ancient vendettas. Too late, she realizes she has walked into a trap. But whose? And how can she protect the royal children from the palace's deadly curse?
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