The House of Blue Mangoes: A Novel
Toronto: HarperFlamingoCanada, 2001.
Toronto: HarperPerennialCanada, 2003.
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Publisher’s Synopsis (HarperPerennial ed.)
In 1899, in the south Indian village of Chevathar, renowned for its groves of a rare variety of blue mango, Solomon Dorai is contemplating the imminent destruction of his world and everything he holds dear. As the thalaivar, or headman, of Chevathar, he seeks to preserve the village from both catastrophe and change, and the decisions he makes will mark his family for generations to come.