Empire's Children by Patricia Weerakoon

By Patricia Weerakoon

because the daughter of the Tea-maker, Shiro’s lifestyles is sure through the expectancies of others. yet Shiro has no real interest in conference. Her vacations are spent with ally Lakshmi, a coolie labourer, and she or he goals of changing into a physician, unhampered through her gender, her race or her social status. Privilege is whatever Anthony and William Ashley Cooper take without any consideration. at the Sri Lankan tea fields particularly, the English are masters. whilst Anthony takes over administration of the plantation, he discovers the reality approximately his family’s dealings with the locals. He desperately desires to make a distinction – to be a distinct form of guy – yet William’s reckless lust and their father’s endless greed stand in his means. Tragedy, grief and separation threaten Shiro and shackle Lakshmi within the bondage of sophistication contrast. Can Anthony’s love of justice set correct the wrongs of the past?

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