!!> EPUB ❁ Between Lives ✼ Author K.S. Maniam – Writerscompany.co.uk

Between Lives Right In The Middle Of A Buzzing Malaysian City Is A Magnificent Forest, Now A Piece Of Prime Real Estate And The Perfect Setting For A Swanky Theme Park The Trouble, However, Is Sellamma, The Old Woman Who Owns The Forest Land, And Refuses To Budge Sumitra, Who Works For The Social Reconstruction Department, Is Given The Challenging Task Of Convincing The Old Lady To Move Into A Welfare Home A Great Believer In Her People Skills And A Focused Professional, Sumitra Is Used To Tackling All Kind Of Cases But, Somehow, Sellamma Eludes Her Manoeuvres Instead, Sumitra Finds Herself Falling Under The Spell Of The Lazy Afternoons She Spends With The Old Woman And Her Dog, Listening To Stories By The Gushing River Bewitched By The Hidden Sounds Of The Forest That Punctuate The Ageless Woman S Narrative, She Begins To Reflect On Her Life And Choices On Her Death, Sellamma Leaves Sumitra With Yet Another Choice By Bequeathing The Land To Her Set In A Mesmerizing Landscape, And Illuminating The Eternal Struggle Between The Old And The New, Between Lives Reveals To Us A Journey Of Self Reflection And The Hope Of Recovering What Is Lost Forever To Humanity. Maniam does not know how to characterise young women what he meant to be flippant became histrionic bimbotism and his dialogue in this particular area suffers as a result Although distracting, fortunately the rest of the novel is a lot convincing.He does magic realism very well here, intertwining the narrative of Sellamma old garden land and Sumi


About the Author: K.S. Maniam

K.S Maniam, born 1942, has been writing from his early teens His stories have appeared in numerous journals around the world His first novel, The Return, was published in 1981 and the second, In a Far Country, in 1993 He won the first prize for The Loved Flaw Stories from Malaysia in The New Straits Times McDonald short story contest 1987 and for Haunting the Tiger Contemporary Stories fro


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