Santha Rama Rau, the author of “By Any Other Name”, was born in Madras, India (now known as Chennai, India) on January 24th, By Any Other Name. Author: Santha Rama Rau. Characters: Santha aka Cynthia (5). Premila aka Pamela (8). Instead of dealing with the. Reader Q&A. To ask other readers questions about By Any Other Name, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about By Any Other Name.

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Nxme Bowers —; divorced Gurdon Wattles —; his death. Rathimanju marked it as to-read Oct 22, While Santha’s father was a south Indian Saraswat Brahmin from Canara whose mother-tongue was Konkaniher mother was a Kashmiri Brahmin from the far north of India, who had however grown up in Hublinot very far from Canara.

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Cindy marked it as to-read Jul 17, Although the film rights originally required Rama Rau to write the screenplay, director David Lean found her draft unsatisfactory and was able to reject it, although she is still credited in the titles because he still used some of her dialogue. As Indians were often discriminated against by the British, it is not surprising that figures like Rau emerged, becoming world renowned free-lance writers, who express their oppressed voices in literature.


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Wellesley College santhha, WellesleyMassachusetts. This is India novel A Passage to India play adaptation. Ebony marked it as to-read Dec 17, InRama Rau married Gurdon B. This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat Books by Santha Rama Rau. Santha’s paternal family was highly distinguished. Views Read Edit View history.

They walked home, and never returned to that school. Despite being migrants-and, of course, because of it-the women of the family preserved Kashmiri customs such asntha brewing green tea, cooking in ghee as opposed to oil, and preferring a variety of breads to rice. Michaela rated it liked it Feb 06, Zane Jones rated it really liked it Jan 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Her father’s elder brother, Benegal Narsing Rauwas a renowned civil servant, jurist and statesman who had had an important role in drafting the Constitution of India.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Shuyunxue marked it as to-read Nov 22, Sha Curington rated it it was amazing Aug 15, otehr Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aroundshe accompanied her father on a political trip to England. There she was educated at St Paul’s Girls’ Schooland left in Another uncle, Benegal Shiva Raowas an eminent journalist and member of Parliament.


Return to Book Page. Rau writes as in an autobiography or an essay, reflecting back on her memories and experience of being an Indian child in the segregated society of British India. Raquel Ade marked it as to-read Aug 21, When India won its independence inRama Rau’s father was appointed as his nation’s first ambassador to Japan.

When aged 5 and a half, with her 8-year-old sister Premila, she briefly attended an Anglo-Indian School where the teacher anglicized their names. Sarah-Jeanne added it Aug 30, She adapted the novel A Passage to Indiawith author E. Tiffany rated it liked it Dec 07, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.