In the Shadow of the Banyan
By Vaddey Ratner
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410452313, 571pp.)
Publication Date: November 2012
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- According to the prophecy that Grandmother Queen tells Raami at the beginning of the novel, “There will remain only so many of us as rest in the shadow of a banyan tree.” What does the prophecy mean to Raami when she first hears it? How does her belief in the prophecy change by the end of the novel? After reading, what does the title of this novel mean to you?