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Kamala Markandaya

Kamala Markandaya (1924-2004) was born in Mysore. She studied history at Madras University and later worked for a small progressive magazine before moving to London in 1948 in pursuit of a career in journalism. There she began writing her novels; Nectar in a Sieve was the first of ten to be published in her lifetime. Nectar in a Sieve and A Handful of Rice continue to be taught in universities in India and abroad.

Books by the author

The Coffer Dams

The Coffer Dams

Kamala Markandaya
A Handful Of Rice

A Handful Of Rice

Kamala Markandaya
Nectar In A Sieve

Nectar In A Sieve

Kamala Markandaya
Bombay Tiger

Bombay Tiger

Kamala Markandaya
Some Inner Fury

Some Inner Fury

Kamala Markandaya
Possession

Possession

Kamala Markandaya
Two Virgins

Two Virgins

Kamala Markandaya
Pleasure City

Pleasure City

Kamala Markandaya