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Nectar in a Sieve

Author: Markandaya, Kamala Set In . . .
 Asia, India
Genre: Fiction
Time Frame: 1940s
Published: 1954
Description: The acclaimed million-copy bestselling novel about a woman’s struggle to find happiness in a changing India.

Married as a child bride to a tenant farmer she had never met, Rukmani works side by side in the field with her husband to wrest a living from a land ravaged by droughts, monsoons, and insects. With remarkable fortitude and courage, she meets changing times and fights poverty and disaster.
 
This beautiful and eloquent story tells of a simple peasant woman in a primitive village in India whose whole life is a gallant and persistent battle to care for those she loves—an unforgettable novel that “will wring your heart out” (Associated Press).

Includes an Introduction by Indira Ganesan
And an Afterword by Thrity Umrigar
  
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