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The Village By the Sea

AuthorAnita Desai

NarratorRachel Sternberg

Duration5h 20m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS4



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An award-winning story about a family's survival in a small fishing village in India. With their mother drunk, Hari and Lila have to earn the money to keep house and look after their two young sisters. In desperation, Hari runs away to Bombay, and Lila is left to cope alone. Possible prose text for Edexcel GCSE English.

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