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The Japanese lover, Rani Manicka

Label
The Japanese lover
Title
The Japanese lover
Statement of responsibility
Rani Manicka
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Parvathi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and an arranged marriage to a wealthy businessman. But her father has cheated, supplying a different girl's photograph, and Kasu Marimuthu, furious, threatens to send her home in disgrace. Gradually husband and wife reach an accommodation, and the naive young girl learns to assume the air of sophisticated mistress of a luxurious estate. But it is a life without passion, and Parvathi dreams of loving - and being loved - with complete abandon
Summary
Parvathi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and an arranged marriage to a wealthy businessman. But her father has cheated, supplying a different girl's photograph, and Kasu Marimuthu, furious, threatens to send her home in disgrace. Gradually husband and wife reach an accommodation, and the naive young girl learns to assume the air of sophisticated mistress of a luxurious estate. She even adopts his love child and treats Rubini as her own daughter - a generous act which is rewarded by a long-wished-for son.But it is a life without passion, and Parvathi dreams of loving - and being loved - with complete abandon. When the Japanese invade Malaya during WWII, they requisition the estate. Marimuthu dies and Parvathi is forced to accept the protection of the Japanese general who has robbed her of her home. For the first time, she experiences sexual ecstasy. And gradually, her sworn enemy becomes the lover she has always yearned for.
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377270
Cataloging source
Nz
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Manicka, Rani
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Arranged marriage
  • Mothers
  • Malaysia
Target audience
adult
Label
The Japanese lover, Rani Manicka
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045616881
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9781444700312
Isbn Type
(pbk)
System control number
(OCoLC)501398228
Label
The Japanese lover, Rani Manicka
Publication
Control code
000045616881
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9781444700312
Isbn Type
(pbk)
System control number
(OCoLC)501398228

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