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    Tamarind & the Star of Ishta

    £6.99
    Tamarind never knew her Indian mum, Chinty, who died soon after she was born. So when she arrives at her mother's ancestral home, she's full of questions for her extended family. But instead of answers, Tamarind finds a sad and beautiful mystery ...
    ISBN: 9781913322175
    AuthorJasbinder Bilan
    Pub Date03/09/2020
    BindingPaperback
    Pages224
    Availability: In Stock

    From the author of the Costa Award-winning Asha & the Spirit
    Bird comes a breathtaking, magical adventure ...
    'I
    absolutely adored it ... an achingly beautiful story'
    SITA BRAHMACHARI

    'Atmospheric, dreamy, charged
    with wonder and menace, loss, sorrow and delight' TIMES
    LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

    'A lush, gorgeous setting in
    a novel as vivid and original as her Costa-winning debut.' THE
    GUARDIAN

    'Beautifully written, richly atmospheric
    and touchingly spiritual, this brief novel sparkles like a polished
    gem' DAILY MAIL

    Tamarind never knew her
    Indian mum, Chinty, who died soon after she was born. So when she
    arrives at her ancestral home, a huge mansion in the Himalayas
    surrounded by luxuriant gardens, she's full of questions for her
    extended family. But instead of answers, she finds an ominous silence
    - and a trickle of intriguing clues: an abandoned hut, a friendly
    monkey, a glowing star ring, and a strange girl in the garden
    who calls herself Ishta. Slowly, Tamarind unravels a mystery at
    the heart of who she is ...

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    From the author of the Costa Award-winning Asha & the Spirit
    Bird comes a breathtaking, magical adventure ...
    'I
    absolutely adored it ... an achingly beautiful story'
    SITA BRAHMACHARI

    'Atmospheric, dreamy, charged
    with wonder and menace, loss, sorrow and delight' TIMES
    LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

    'A lush, gorgeous setting in
    a novel as vivid and original as her Costa-winning debut.' THE
    GUARDIAN

    'Beautifully written, richly atmospheric
    and touchingly spiritual, this brief novel sparkles like a polished
    gem' DAILY MAIL

    Tamarind never knew her
    Indian mum, Chinty, who died soon after she was born. So when she
    arrives at her ancestral home, a huge mansion in the Himalayas
    surrounded by luxuriant gardens, she's full of questions for her
    extended family. But instead of answers, she finds an ominous silence
    - and a trickle of intriguing clues: an abandoned hut, a friendly
    monkey, a glowing star ring, and a strange girl in the garden
    who calls herself Ishta. Slowly, Tamarind unravels a mystery at
    the heart of who she is ...