The Sudden Disappearance of Seetha

  • Title: The Sudden Disappearance of Seetha
  • Author: Andrea Gunraj
  • ISBN: 9780307396976
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Sudden Disappearance of Seetha Neela Keetham and her brother Navi yearn to escape their hometown of Marasaw Living with their grandmother after their mother had left years before to find work abroad they struggle against the pover
    Neela Keetham and her brother Navi yearn to escape their hometown of Marasaw Living with their grandmother after their mother had left years before to find work abroad, they struggle against the poverty and limited opportunities available in Marasaw Navi hopes to prosper from his talent as a math prodigy, while Neela constantly battles to find some talent to rival her brNeela Keetham and her brother Navi yearn to escape their hometown of Marasaw Living with their grandmother after their mother had left years before to find work abroad, they struggle against the poverty and limited opportunities available in Marasaw Navi hopes to prosper from his talent as a math prodigy, while Neela constantly battles to find some talent to rival her brother s Despite the support of their grandmother and friends, both Navi and Neela find that escaping their circumstances, much less their past, is no easy task The siblings make their separate ways out of Marasaw, but each must make sacrifices and damaging compromises along the way They also learn dark and dangerous truths about each other, driving them apart in fear and anger As Navi and Neela work tirelessly to create new lives for themselves, the outside world, far from being a paradise, is revealed as punishing and unfair than the world they left behind Navi wins a prestigious government internship, but his success ironically snuffs out the opportunity for a lasting, loving relationship with a fellow intern On the strength of rumours and the word of her boyfriend Jaroon, Neela daringly makes her way to a resort town hidden in the rainforest to work as a teacher, only to find that this Eden, and Jaroon, are not what they seem Chastened and wiser for their experiences, Neela and then Navi are both forced by circumstances to return home The disappearance of Neela s daughter, Seetha, leads them back to each other and into the complex and mysterious bonds of family To save Seetha, Neela and Navi must attempt to heal their damaged relationship and along the way they discover that in the cruel and imperfect world in which they live, hope may still prevail.

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    1. Neela and Navi live with their Grandmother in the town of Marasaw as their own mother, Mari, was living in another country trying to make money to send home. Grandmother is a strict disciplinarian always warning Neela to stay away from boys and not allow them to touch her lest she end up like her own mother, pregnant out of wedlock.Navi is an extremely intelligent boy whose mathematical abilities awe everyone who meets him. Summing up complicated math problems in his head without much thought, g [...]

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    2. This novel by Guyanese-Canadian author Andrea Gunraj follows brother and sister, Navi and Neela, as they move from childhood to adulthood. The novel begins at a dramatic point, the disappearance of Neela's daughter Seetha. We then move back to the childhood of Neela and Navi. They are raised by their maternal grandmother as their mother has gone to work as a nanny overseas. There is a stigma to them as their parents were not married, and Neela is constantly warned against making the same mistake [...]

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    3. I really enjoyed this to a point. I loved recognizing that it was set in Guyana, as I have some knowledge of the geography and history of Guyana and especially loved the author's description of the interior of Guyana. I was disappointed in the ending, however, as I didn't feel the story was completely resolved, since Neela only resolves her issues with her brother and not her mother and grandmother. The mother character didn't seem to add much to the story and background.

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    4. Andrea is an exceptional storyteller and for her first book I found her remarkably controlled and unbiased in how she spins this tale of estranged siblings, violence, innocence and even a little magic.

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    5. amazing book fantastic writing, felt for the chacters, but wanted more information

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