Memory and Invention: A Guest Post by Barbara L. Baer, Author of The Last Devadasi


Check out this Guest Post by Barbara L. Baer, Author of The Last Devadasi from Linda’s Book Bag Blog.

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Having visited India earlier in the year, I’ve become slightly obsessed by that wonderful country so it gives me enormous pleasure to welcome back Barbara L. Baer to Linda’s Book Bag today with a fabulous guest post all about how memory and invention have created her Indian setting in celebration of her latest book The Last Devadasi. Barbara previously stayed in with me to tell me about another of her books, The Ballet Lover, in a post that you can read here.

Published by Open Books, The Last Devadasi is available for purchase on your local Amazon site and directly from the publisher.

The Last Devadasi

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Passionate and forbidden love clashes with tradition and caste in a changing India.

Kamala Kumari is more than a Gemini Studio starlet: she’s a classical dancer trained in the age-old line of Devadasis, a caste set in place a thousand…

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