Lavinia, a seven-year-old Irish orphan with no memory of her past, arrives on a tobacco plantation where she is put to work as an indentured servant. Placed with the slaves in the kitchen house under… read more at Kobo.
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. Real-life events of the author, a convicted Australian bank robber and heroin addict, who escaped from Pentridge Prison flees to India where he lives for 10 years. It is a vivid portrayal of tumultuous life in Bombay.
The Art of Racing in the Rain. A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . as only a dog could tell it.