A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Sheth Kashmira
Year Reviewed:: 2008
Review: Set in 1918 India, Leela worries little about her future or world events. Tragedy strikes when her betrothed is killed and she must spend a year in mourning. Only allowed lessons by her teacher, Leela discovers the real world around her while being confined to her home.