Nectar in a Sieve (Mass Market Paperback)

By Kamala Markandaya

Signet Classics, 9780451528230, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2002



Named Notable Book of 1955 by the American Library Association, this is the very moving story of a peasant woman in a primitive village in India whose whole life was a gallant and persistent battle to care for those she loved.

"Comparable in many ways to Cry, the Beloved Country...if anything...better." (Saturday Evening Post)