The sleeping dictionary

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The sleeping dictionary
2013
Place Published: 
Holland, Ohio
Publisher: 
Dreamscape Media, LLC
ISBN: 
9781624067136
Edition: 
Unabridged
Description: 
13 sound discs (approximately 977 min.) : digital ; 4 3/ 4 in.
Notes: 
Title from sell sheet.
Compact discs.
Duration: 16:17:00.
The term 'sleeping dictionary' was coined for young Indian women who slept with British men and educated them in the ways of India. Set between 1925 and the end of World War II, The story of Kamala, born to a peasant family in West Bengal, who makes her way to Calcutta of the 1930s. Haunted by a forbidden love, she is caught between the raging independence movement and the British colonial society she finds herself inhabiting.
Author: 
Sujata Massey
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