Sea of PoppiesBook - 2009
From Library Staff
The 18th century British trade in opium is just beginning to heat up in this sweeping epic. A poor, rural woman, forced off her land, must survive using only her ingenuity and the community she builds around her.
Harriet_the_Spy Aug 16, 2010
A Dickensian novel vividly describing the impact of the British opium trade on everyday Indians. The unforgettable main character is a village woman caught in world events: her ingenuity and bravery, and that of the other misfits she gathers around her, give her the means to escape to a new world... Read More »