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The Wheel of Surya (Paperback)

by Jamila Gavin (author)
In 1947 India is rocked by the Independence movement and partition with Pakistan. Their lives disrupted by violence, Jaspal and Marvinder are sent from their Indian village to find their father, who is a student in England. This book offers a story about culture, class, faith and family set against the backdrop of Indian independence.

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Product Code 9780749747442
ISBN 9780749747442
Author Jamila Gavin
Format Paperback
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Published 01/06/2001
Dimensions 198mm (h) X 129mm (w) X 19mm (d)
Series Surya Trilogy

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This is the dramatic first volume in the Surya Trilogy by Whitbread award-winning author of Coram Boy, Jamila Gavin. In 1947 India is rocked by the Independence movement and partition with Pakistan. Their lives disrupted by violence, Jaspal and Marvinder are sent from their Indian village to find their father, who is a student in England. This is a story touching on culture, class, faith and family set against the backdrop of Indian independence. No children's books about India conveys these issues and themes with the effortless ease of Jamila Gavin.

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