The Painted Cage - 1986
Century Hutchinson Ltd
‘…the scope of this novel and …its various beautiful images of imprisonment make the book its author’s most substantial achievement…’Times Literary Supplement 21st Nov 1986.
‘What begins as a readable, very ordinary tale, acquires edge and depth in the telling.’ British Book News October 1986.
‘Meira Chand writes with great power…she uses a picturesque language that is both exotic and spare. It is an impressive novel.’ Women’s Review November 1986