Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage - her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding Chandra realizes that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death. She escapes into the desert and eventually finds her way home - but her husband's family are hot on her heels.
`Not only a gripping tale, but a valuable reminder that tradition will everywhere hold its power.'
`an exceptionally fine book...This is an incredibly moving book, which is highly recommended'
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