on The Lost Homestead
The Assembly Hall
Oct 7th, 2021
Marina Wheeler’s charming family memoir tells how her own Anglo-Indian mother’s story of loss and new beginnings reflected the broader and often harrowing history of partition.
As British India descended into chaos, like so many others she had to flee her home, never to return.
Giving a private face to public life, this gripping, warm and insightful memoir shows in painful detail how small worlds are changed forever by the great currents of history.
Marina Wheeler was…