The luminist : a novel / David Rocklin. - SHERLOC
The luminist : a novel / David Rocklin.
Portland, Or. : Hawthorne Books, 2011.
9780979018879 (alk. paper)
0979018870 (alk. paper)
viii, 322 p. ; 23 cm.
Single women -- Fiction.
British -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction.
Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
In colonial India at a time of growing friction between the ruling British and the restless Indian populace, a Victorian woman and her young Tamil Indian servant defy convention, class, and heartbreak to investigate what is gained--and lost--by holding life still.