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The Japanese Lover 

The Japanese Lover (2010)
A novel by Rani Manicka

 
Parvathi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and an arranged marriage to a wealthy businessman But her father has cheated, supplying a different girl's photograph, and Kasu Marimuthu, furious, threatens to send her home in disgrace. Gradually husband and wife reach an accommodation, and the naive young girl learns to assume the air of sophisticated mistress of a luxurious estate. She even adopts his love child and treats Rubini as her own daughter -- a generous act which is rewarded by a long-wished-for son. But it is a life without passion, and Parvathi dreams of loving -- and being loved -- with complete abandon. When the Japanese invade Malaya, in WW2, they requisition the estate. Marimuthu dies and Parvathi is forced to accept the protection of the Japanese general who has robbed her of her home. For the first time, she experiences sexual ecstasy. And gradually, her sworn enemy becomes the lover she has always yearned for ...

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2010 : Hardback
Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1444700308 / 9781444700305
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : Paperback
Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1444700324 / 9781444700329
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2010 : Paperback
Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1444700332 / 9781444700336
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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May 2010 : Paperback
Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1444700316 / 9781444700312
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Kindle Editions

September 2010 : Kindle edition
Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: B003TSD9SU
Publisher: Hodder
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