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9781035044436

Rosarita

Rosarita

by Anita Desai

Publisher Picador

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  • Hardback
  • UK First Edition, First Printing


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From three times Booker-shortlisted author Anita Desai, Rosarita is a beautiful, haunting novel that explores memory, grief, and a young woman’s determination to forge her own path.

A young student sits on a bench in a park in San Miguel, Mexico. Bonita is away from her home in India to learn Spanish. She is alone, somewhere she has no connection to. It is bliss.

And then a woman approaches her. The woman claims to recognize Bonita because she is the spitting image of her mother, who made the same journey from India to Mexico as a young artist. No, says Bonita, my mother didn’t paint. She never travelled to Mexico. But this strange woman insists, and so Bonita follows her. Into a story where Bonita and her mother will move apart and come together, and where the past threatens to flood the present, or re-write it.

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About the Author

Anita Desai

Born and educated in India, Anita Desai is the author of many novels and short stories, and has three times been shortlisted for the Booker Prize.


She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and though she lives in New York State, each year she spends time in India and Cambridge UK.



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