This is a weekly event hosted by Marcia of The Printed Page every Wednesday.

Marcia says:

I love beautiful, and interesting, cover art so every Wednesday I post my 'Cover Attraction' for the week along with a synopsis of the book. Everyone is welcome to stop by and, if they'd like, post a link to their favorite weekly book cover.

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As It Was Written by Sujatha Hampton
ISBN-13: 9780312584122
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: February 2010

Synopsis (From B&N):

The epic journey of an Indian-American family which unfolds when men and women, Hindus and Catholics, histories and curses, collide

In McLean, Virginia, Dr. Raman Nair lives a life of abounding satisfaction with his tiny wife, Jaya, and his harem of enormous and beautiful daughters. He has been away from his native Kerala, India for so long that he has happily forgotten the ancient Brahmin curse that follows his family like a black cloud, killing one girl for love in every generation. But his wife hasn’t forgotten, nor has his baby sister, Gita. Suddenly his daughters are up to no good and Dr. Raman Nair doesn’t know which way to turn.

As It Was Written marks the arrival of a wonderful new voice in fiction, and a storyteller of the highest order.

9 Responses
  1. Violet Says:

    I LOVE the cover. The synopsis is different too, it sounds like a different immigrant story.

  2. Shweta Says:

    Blurb is so intriguing. I so want to read this one :)

  3. The Bookworm Says:

    the cover is beautiful! and the book sounds interesting.

  4. Anonymous Says:

    This a cover is gorgeous! And the story sounds good too :)

  5. Ladytink_534 Says:

    Very neat! I wonder if its a hardcover and those are cut outs?

  6. Darlene Says:

    Wow, that is a terrific cover!

  7. Alice Says:

    That's a beautiful cover.

  8. Anonymous Says:

    What a beautiful cover! I love it! Great pick Melody!

  9. Veens Says:

    I saw this one, and thought the cover was great!

    Great choice!

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