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4.0 out of 5 stars
A moving story of love adventure and courage., 18 July 2001
Helen Forrester is a compelling and imaginative auther. "Thursdays Child" is a beautifull novel exploring the challanges and problems facing two lovers from very different backgrounds. Ajit Singh is a charming Indian student who respects his family and their Indian beliefs. Peggy Delaney is a Lancashire girl who knows nothing of Indian customs or traditions but marries ajit and moves with him to India leaving behind all that is safe and familliare to her for a world that is different to anything she has ever before experienced. Helen Forrester evokes a vivid picture in your mind of the life that the coupple now face and gently explores issues such as race, family, love and friendship through this colourfull and vivid tale describing how love can bring two worlds together no matter what the differences.