Shona Patel was born and raised in a remote tea plantation in Assam, India. The daughter of a tea planter, she drew upon her personal observations and experiences to create the vivid characters and setting for TEATIME FOR THE FIREFLY.
An honors graduate in English literature from St. Xaviers College (Calcutta University) Ms. Patel has won several awards for creative writing and is a trained graphic designer. TEATIME FOR THE FIREFLY is her debut novel.
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