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The mistress of spices

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oakland (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Spices -- Fiction,
    • Oakland (Calif.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.I86 M47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL985723M
      ISBN 10038548237X
      LC Control Number96023767

      "The Mistress of Spices is a dazzling tale of misbegotten dreams and desires, hopes and expectations, woven with poetry and storyteller magic." --Amy Tan "A splendid novel, beautifully conceived and crafted."--Pat Conroy "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title/5(K).   Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of the novels Queen of Dreams, The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, Before We Visit the Goddess, One Amazing Thing, Oleander Girl, and The Vine of Desire, and of the prizewinning story collections Arranged Marriage and The Unknown Errors of Our lives in Houston, Texas, and teaches 4/5(3).

      The mistress of spices is the spirit who hovers over Indians living in America, for Divakaruni soothing the pain of diasporic life is more complex. The emigrants tries to manage with the expatriate problems and finally steps into the other world or finds a solution to overcome their difficulties in the alien land.   The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni J J ~ foodinbooks One of the most fun things about this blog is the opportunity to not just read new books, but also to try new food combinations.

      THE MISTRESS OF SPICES By Chitra Baneriee Divakaruni New York: Anchor Books, ISBN: pages. Bob Corbett November Chitra Divakaruni weaves a creative and impossible tale within the tradition of magical realism. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of the novels Queen of Dreams, The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, Before We Visit the Goddess, One Amazing Thing, Oleander Girl, and The Vine of Desire, and of the prizewinning story collections Arranged Marriage and The Unknown Errors of Our lives in Houston, Texas, and teaches creative writing at the University .


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“The Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is one more story that belongs to genre portraying the eternal struggle of a human mind to balance between individual desires and common good. It reminds us that magical powers come with regulations as to their usage and the violation of these rules might result into disasters.

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