The Girl in the Garden

By Kamala Nair (Hardcover Book, 2011)
The redemptive journey of a young woman unsure of her engagement, who revisits in memory the events of one scorching childhood summer when her beautiful yet troubled mother spirits her away from her home to an Indian village untouched by time, where she discovers in the jungle behind her ancestral house a spellbinding garden that harbors a terrifying secret.

The redemptive journey of a young woman unsure of her engagement, who revisits in memory the events of one scorching childhood summer when her beautiful yet troubled mother spirits her away from her home to an Indian village untouched by time, where she discovers in the jungle behind her ancestral house a spellbinding garden that harbors a terrifying secret.

Kamala Nair was born in London and grew up in the United States. A graduate of Wellesley College, she studied literature at Oxford University and received an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin in 2005. She currently lives in New York City, where she has worked at ELLE DECOR.

  • THE GIRL IN THE GARDEN by Kamala Nair

  • "A daring fairy tale of a story, Nair's first novel audaciously tackles issues ranging from puberty to friendship to abuse, providing plenty of adventure as well." --Booklist

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The Girl in the Garden
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $24.99 US/$27.99 CAN
  • Pages: 320
  • Physical Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • ISBN-13: 9780446572682
  • On Sale Date: 06/15/2011
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