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The Japanese Lover

(2010)
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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 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1-4447-0030-8 / 978-1-4447-0030-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1-4447-0032-4 / 978-1-4447-0032-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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September 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1-4447-0033-2 / 978-1-4447-0033-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
ISBN: 1-4447-0031-6 / 978-1-4447-0031-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Japanese Lover
Author(s): Rani Manicka
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   



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