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Book Summary of Six Yards Of Silk Six Yards of Silk flows between India and New Zealand, through

memory and loss, tastes and sensations as Sharmila seeks to understand the mysterious disappearance of her brother, Ramesh. The arrival of her aunt, Meenamma, deepens Sharmila's journey exploring what we take with us and what we leave behind if we weave a life between one end of the globe and the other. Like a Sari folds and wraps around a woman's body this story intertwines and unfolds Ramesh and Sharmila's lives in a story that resonates as a deeply human search for redemption wherever we are. 'An Indian man had been reported missing.. the police sought no one else in connection with the incident and concluded that an unfortunate accident must have occurred. Ocean, rain, wind and rocks conspire with secrets of hope, intent, despair and loss, and seek discovery....' About the Author Mallika Krishnamurthy was born in South India and grew up in New Zealand. She has combined creative and community work for over twenty years and speaks four languages. She is dancer, has a degree in French and trained as a teacher. Mallika has worked around the world in diverse settings and roles, from community and arts education with children and adults, crisis and support work to running community and arts events. She is working in palliative care as well continuing to write. Mallika currently lives in Australia with her husband and two sons. Description This first Indian novel set in New Zealand, six yards of silk, flows between both countries, through memory and loss, tastes and sensations.. as sharmila seeks to understand the mysterious disappearance of her brother, Ramesh. The arrival of her aunt Meenamma deepens sharmila's journey exploring what we take with us and what we leave behind if we weave a life between one end of the globe and the other. Like a sari folds and wraps around a woman's body this story intertwines and unfolds Ramesh and Sharmila's lives in a story that resonates as a deeply human search for redempation wherever we are. Six yards of silk is a deeply moving and haunting story that resonates with love, belonging, losing and finally coming to terms with the loss of a beloved one. Six yards of silk deftly uses the sari as a metaphor for events in life that often take a delicate handling for it to fall into place. It will mesmerise the reader, taking him into the several folds that a sari presents to the eye, which then cornes together as a neat jigsaw, with all the pieces sitting comfortably, with a sense of belonging. Next to each other. About The Book This first Indian novel set in New Zealand, six yards of silk, flows between both countries, through memory and loss, tastes and sensations.. as sharmila seeks to understand the mysterious disappearance of her brother, Ramesh. The arrival of her aunt Meenamma deepens sharmila's journey exploring what we take with us and what we leave behind if we weave a life

between one end of the globe and the other. Like a sari folds and wraps around a woman's body this story intertwines and unfolds Ramesh and Sharmila's lives in a story that resonates as a deeply human search for redempation wherever we are. Six yards of silk is a deeply moving and haunting story that resonates with love, belonging, losing and finally coming to terms with the loss of a beloved one. Six yards of silk deftly uses the sari as a metaphor for events in life that often take a delicate handling for it to fall into place. It will mesmerise the reader, taking him into the several folds that a sari presents to the eye, which then cornes together as a neat jigsaw, with all the pieces sitting comfortably, with a sense of belonging. Next to each other.