Penguin Books Ltd
|Number of Pages||144 Pages|
Vande Mataram! The song of the freedom fighters is ringing in the countryside.The year is 1939. The freedom fighters will stop at nothing till they send the British back.Twelve-year-old Neela arrives in Calcutta with a mission. Her father has been jailed for joining a protest march and Neela has to rescue him before he is deported to the Andaman Islands. But can a little girl outwit the mighty British Empire
Set in a dramatic period in Indias history, this racy adventure, written by one of the finest Indian writers today, will keep you hooked till the last page.
About the Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the acclaimed author of sixteen novels, which include The Mistress of Spices and, most recently, One Amazing Thing. Her books have been translated into twenty-nine languages and two have been made into films. Divakaruni was born in Kolkata and moved to the United States for her graduate studies. She currently lives in Houston, Texas.