Pavlova & Pappadums: Australian Stories with an Indian Flavour

Pavlova & Pappadums: Australian Stories with an Indian Flavour

Nitasha Thomson
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Author:  Nitasha Thomson
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  300
Publisher:  Brolga Publishing Pty Ltd
Year:  2016
ISBN:  9781925367478

This is a collection of eight short stories that illuminate the diverse nuances of life as an immigrant in modern day Australia. The author is a woman of Indian origin who has lived in this country for over thirty years. The book attempts to present a snapshot of life in Australia with its unique challenges, joys and opportunities. Some issues covered include diet, relationships, parenting, attitudes to ageing and dual identity. The protagonist in each story is an Indian born woman facing a clash of cultures, values and beliefs. She is joined on this journey by family, friends and neighbours.