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    • Leela's Book

    • A Novel
    • By: Alice Albinia
    • Narrated by: Leslie Bellair
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In her fiction debut, Alice Albinia weaves a multithreaded epic tale that encompasses divine saga and familial discord and introduces an unforgettable heroine. Leela - alluring, taciturn, haunted - is moving from New York back to Delhi. Worldly and accomplished, she has been in self-imposed exile from India and her family for decades; 22 years earlier, her sister was seduced by the egotistical Vyasa, and the fallout from their relationship drove Leela away. Now an eminent Sanskrit scholar, Vyasa is preparing for his son’s marriage. But when Leela arrives for the wedding, she disrupts the careful choreography of the weekend....

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