Silk Fish Opium Paperback – October 10, 2012. by Jaina Sanga (Author). JAINA SANGA grew up in Bombay and moved to the US in 1980 as a student.
Silk Fish Opium Paperback – October 10, 2012. After receiving a PhD in English from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, she taught English and Cultural Studies for several years. Her short stories have appeared in a number of literary journals. Silk Fish Opium is her first novel. She lives in Dallas and travels to India frequently.
Silk Fish Opium book. Details (if other): Cancel. There are plenty of pitfalls for an author straying into such charged territory, and Jaina Sanga avoids them all deftly, keeping her eye on the ball
Silk Fish Opium book. There are plenty of pitfalls for an author straying into such charged territory, and Jaina Sanga avoids them all deftly, keeping her eye on the ball. She never forgets that at its root this is a classic story of forbidden love. Disturbing Here's the thing about this well-crafted, affecting novel: it manages to tell a deeply personal, well-realized love story against the backdrop of a grand historical event (Partition), without ever once falling into melodrama, pretension or political posturing.
As India claims that dream of sovereignty, Rohini must opt for one of two lives.
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Jaina Sanga has a P. in English from Case Western Reserve University and has taught English and South Asian Studies for a number of years before writing fiction. This event is part of Elliot Bay Book Company's "Voices of South & Central Asia. For more details about the event visit ww. lliottbaybook. Elliot Bay Books (206) 624-6600.
Jaina Sanga' was born and grew up in Mumbai. She is the author of a novel, 'Silk Fish Opium', and a collection of stories, 'Train to Bombay'. She lives in Addison, Texas.