The Resource Goddess of fire, Bharti Kirchner

Goddess of fire, Bharti Kirchner

Label
Goddess of fire
Title
Goddess of fire
Statement of responsibility
Bharti Kirchner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A remarkable novel of a young widow following her dreams Moorti - widowed at just 17 and about to be burned on her husband's funeral pyre - is saved from the fire by a mysterious Englishman. Taken to safety and given employment by her saviour Job Charnock, Moorti, renamed Maria, must embrace her new life amongst the English traders. But the intelligent and talented Maria is not content to be a servant for the rest of her life, and seizes the opportunity to learn English. This, she hopes, will bring her closer to the kind and gentle Job. But with so many obstacles in her path, will she be able to overcome adversity and danger in the pursuit of her dreams? Filled with the heat and beauty of India, Maria's story of compassion, hope and love lingers long after the final page
Title
Goddess of fire
Creator
Summary
Rampore, India, 1684. About to be burned alive on her late husband’s funeral pyre, 17-year-old widow Moorti is rescued from a gruesome fate by a passing British merchant. Thus begins an extraordinary love story and incredible journey as the humble village girl Moorti transforms herself into Maria, becoming one of the most powerful women in India
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10471037
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
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a historical novel set in 17th century India
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a historical novel set in 17th century India
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Bharti Kirchner
Label
Goddess of fire, Bharti Kirchner
Publication
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  • RANDWICK
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000056644877
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780727885500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u171448
System control number
(OCoLC)909924883

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