Child of the Divide
By (author) Sudha Bhuchar
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Child of the Divide by Sudha Bhuchar
Book DescriptionAn emotionally charged story of love and loss set during India's partition. When his fingers slip away from his father's hand, one boy's destiny changes forever. In the chaos of border crossing between India and the newly formed Pakistan, a small boy called Pali suddenly finds himself lost and alone. Taken in to a Muslim family he is given a new name, and a new faith - Islam. In his changed world, he learns to find love and forge friendships in the most unexpected of places. Seven years later when fate reunites him with his Hindu roots; he must decide if he is the boy he was born, the boy he has been brought up to be, or simply a Child of the Divide. Child of the Divide, produced by Tamasha Theatre Company and Polka Theatre, premiered on 5 May 2006 at Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, London.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780413776136
(198mm x 129mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sudha Bhuchar
Fine Balance, Paperback (April 2007)
Based on the Booker-shortlisted novel by Rohinton Mistry and adapted by Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith, this programme text edition of A Fine Balance is published to coincide with Tamasha Theatre Company's 2007 revival and tour of the hit play.
'14 Songs, 2 Weddings and a Funeral', Paperback (February 2001)» View all books by Sudha Bhuchar
A Bollywood classic adapted for the stage by the theatre company Tamasha. Pooja falls in love with Rajesh. Prem, Rajesh's brother, falls in love with Nisha, Pooja's sister. When Pooja dies suddenly, Nisha finds herself betrothed to the wrong brother. Will Nisha's secret love for Prem be discovered?
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Author Biography - Sudha Bhuchar
Sudha Bhuchar is joint founder and artistic director of Tamasha Theatre Company. She is both an acto r and a playwright. She writes regularly with Shaheen Khan for BBC Radio 4, and their many credits i nclude three series of Girlies. Their screenplay, The House Across the Street, was shown on BBC 4. H er writing credits for Tamasha include Strictly Dandia, the award winning Fourteen Songs, Two Weddin gs and A Funeral and the hugely successful Balti Kings.
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