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Child of the Divide : Modern Plays - Sudha Bhuchar

Child of the Divide

Modern Plays

Paperback Published: 1st August 2007
ISBN: 9780413776136
Number Of Pages: 80

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An emotionally charged story of love and loss set during India's partition.

When his fingers slip away from his father's hand, one boy's destiny changes forever.

In the chaos of border crossing between India and the newly formed Pakistan, a small boy called Pali suddenly finds himself lost and alone. Taken in to a Muslim family he is given a new name, and a new faith - Islam. In his changed world, he learns to find love and forge friendships in the most unexpected of places. Seven years later when fate reunites him with his Hindu roots; he must decide if he is the boy he was born, the boy he has been brought up to be, or simply a Child of the Divide.

Child of the Divide, produced by Tamasha Theatre Company and Polka Theatre, premiered on 5 May 2006 at Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, London.


"'All heart and humour, irresistibly charming and shamelessly enjoyable... a treat' Sunday Times (Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings and a Funeral)"

ISBN: 9780413776136
ISBN-10: 0413776131
Series: Modern Plays
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st August 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1