Synopses & Reviews
Sarah Hobson lived in a small South Indian Village with a family of twenty-six while researching a film. She observed and recorded the way of life, gaining the close confidence of the women. She reveals the hopes, ambitions and feelings of one Indian family, bringing sharply into focus the intricacy of human relationships and emotions.
"For Western readers, this book is a vivid potrayal of Third World poverty." — Chicago Tribune
About the Author
Sarah Hobson was born in 1947 and educated in England. She first visited the Middle East at the age of seventeen when she taught English to Arab children in a Russian Orthodox school near Jerusalem. Since then she has travelled widely and grown more and more interested in studying the rural communities of the "developing" countries.