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The Flower Boy PDF by Karen Roberts

The Flower Boy PDF by Karen Roberts

The Flower Boy

The Buckwater family live side by side with their Ceylonese staff in a house nestled in the lush hillside tea estates of 30s Ceylon Premawathi is their cook and housekeeper She has two beautiful daughters and a son, Chandi, who even at four years old is bright, inventive and mischievous than his young harried mother can sometimes cope with As the novel opens Elsie The Buckwater family live side by side with their Ceylonese staff in a house nestled in the lush hillside tea estates of 30s Ceylon Premawathi is their cook and housekeeper She has two beautiful daughters and a son, Chandi, who even at four years old is bright, inventive and mischievous than his young harried mother can sometimes cope with As the novel opens Elsie Buckwater, an embittered woman, is giving birth to her third baby Chandi is enchanted by the idea of making an English friend and he christens her Rose Lizzie after the flowers he loves But the discontented Elsie imposes a stifling and unhappy atmosphere on the household and forbids Chandi to go near her baby daughter, whom she herself largely ignores Eventually however she packs her bags and returns to England Without her, life at the bungalow flourishes

Title : The Flower Boy
Author :  Karen Roberts
Language : English
Isbn : 0753809567
Format : Paperback
Pages : 352 pages

Rating: 4.8

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