Where Have We Come - A story of love, loss and family

Where Have We Come - A story of love, loss and family
Author : Saz Vora
Publisher : Saz Vora
Total Pages : 310
Release : 2020-03-08
ISBN 10 : 9781393850854
ISBN 13 : 1393850855
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Where Have We Come - A story of love, loss and family Book Two - University - Reena & Nikesh Duet Finalist, The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2020 Where Have We Come, from the Reena and Nikesh University Series, is an autobiographical retelling of our experience at the birth of our son nearly thirty years ago, it provides an honest insight on how a couple growing up in multicultural Britain deal with depression, bereavement, child loss and misfortune while straddling both their British and their Indian heritage. Now with Reading Group Guide At the birth of their first child Reena and Nikesh discover their baby has had a severe brain haemorrhage, and family and friends rally around to help. But the family matriarch, Sarladevi, reminds Reena of the predictions of the Guru and Reena struggles to deal with her past. While Nik seeks comfort from Sarladevi with religious rituals and customs, Reena finds alternative medicine and support groups. Truths are revealed, and a wedge develops in their relationship. Will the chasm created by their differences in dealing with the stresses and strains of looking after a sick child pull them apart? Or will their love for each other and the eternal love of their child overcome the prejudices and customs observed by Nik's family? Editorial Reviews ***** 'An honest and insightful look at the impact of a tragedy on a family. A FINALIST and highly recommended!' The Wishing Shelf Book Award 2020 ***** 'Where Have We Come is sincere and raw, a real tear-jerker. Saz Vora provides honest insight into the prejudices and trials that haunt couples from different backgrounds.' Editorial Review, Indies Today What Readers are saying 'An enthusiastic recommendation to anyone who'd connect with a book featuring a blend of British and Gujarati Indian culture.' 'Bollywood movies meet a fierce mother's love for a very special child. Nik and Reena are unforgettable characters' 'An amazing heartfelt story that had me gripped from start to finish and has left a lasting impression' 'shows the struggle of new parents to cope with an unexpected situation ... how it can be difficult to embrace your heritage in multicultural Britain' 'well written and utterly compelling. I recommend it to anybody who is going through a family tragedy' 'story is written beautifully, and truly reflects the collided cultures of the characters. With the inclusion of a glossary of phrases, and recipes...emotional, romantic, yet convincingly heart-breaking ride.' 'This story made me laugh, cry and seethe with anger at the injustices'

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