The Sixth Night: A Novel
Toronto: Goa Raj Books, 2005.
PS8603 .A72 S59 2004
This novel portrays the travails of a Catholic girl growing up in traditional Goa of the 1950s during the last decade of the Portuguese rule.
Linda Cardosa quickly loses the illusion that she lives in a close-knit community as she battles the evil of caste discrimination. She falls hopelessly in love with a foreigner, only to lose him abruptly during the Indo-Portuguese conflict of 1961.