Main : fiction, human rights, immigration, short stories
198 x 130 mm
‘Marion Molteno’s stories concern one community and her relationship with it that has been sustained and practical over the years… Their chief and overwhelming characteristic is her compassion and her talent for sensitive perception.’ —Anita Desai
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‘Charged with insight and compassion. Recommended.’Times Educational Supplement
‘Written with honesty, determination, and purpose… It is beautiful and wise.’City Limits
‘Marion Molteno has written the most extraordinary book of short stories – one of the first attempts to straddle in fiction the social divide between white Britons and Asians… Her compassion never degenerates into patronising sentimentality, and her sensitive perceptions come from a decade of getting to know her characters.’The Independent
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