Books set in Mauritius (3)


1.

Blue Bay Palace by Nathacha Appanah-Mouriquand EN

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Country: Africa / Mauritius flag Mauritius
Description:
Sixteen-year-old Mauritian Maya falls in love with David, a man from a wealthy family who she hopes will be able to help her escape poverty, but everything falls apart when she learns that he has agreed to an arranged marriage.
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Recommended: 22 Mar 2022

2.

Eve Out of Her Ruins by Ananda Devi EN

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Country: Africa / Mauritius flag Mauritius
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Recommended: 22 Mar 2022

3.

The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah EN

Rating: 4.4     18 Votes
Country: Africa / Mauritius flag Mauritius
Description:
Raj is oblivious to the Second World War being fought beyond his tiny exotic island. His mother is his sole company while his father works as a prison guard, so the boy thinks only of making friends. One day, from the far-away world, a ship brings to the island Jewish exiles who have been refused entry to Israel. David, a recently orphaned boy of his own age from Prague, becomes the friend that he has longed for, and Raj takes it upon himself to help David to escape from the prison. As they flee through sub-tropical forests and devastating storms, the boys battle hunger and malaria - and forge... continue
Recommended: 22 Mar 2022


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