The Daughter of Brahma

by I.A.R. Wylie

The English reader will find it hard to fathom exactly why Sarasvati, the heroine of this book, should have been called "The daughter of Brahma' and elevated to the rank of a demi-goddess. The book as a whole, however, is well worth reading. The life of Anglo-Indians is cleverly drawn, and a more clearly realized portrait is given of Sarasvati herself than is usual with English descriptions of high-caste natives.

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