Beneath the Banyan Tree

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
It's 1946 and the British are still in India. Lily Allesbury is seventeen and wants nothing more than to return to London, to the social scene she is familiar with. She hates India - until she meets Kannan, a native farmer who speaks no English, hates the British and saves her from a raging ox. Their relationship is forbidden - a conflict of interest - and yet they find themselves inexplicably drawn together.

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Beneath the Banyan Tree

Submitted: August 03, 2013

It's 1946 and the British are still in India. Lily Allesbury is seventeen and wants nothing more than to return to London, to the social scene she is familiar with. She hates India - until she meets Kannan, a native farmer who speaks no English, hates the British and saves her from a raging ox. Their relationship is forbidden - a conflict of interest - and yet they find themselves inexplicably drawn together. Read Chapter