"a writer of genuine poetic beauty"
Lakshmi Persaud is the highly acclaimed author of
'Daughters of Empire', 'Raise the Lanterns High', 'For the Love of my Name',
'Sastra' & 'Butterfly in the Wind'.
**October 2013 - Honorary Degree** [UWI News Release]
We are pleased to announce that the University of the West Indies has awarded Lakshmi an Honorary Degree (Doctor of Letters - DLitt) at a graduation ceremony at the St Augustine Campus, Trinidad, on 26th October 2013. [Lakshmi's acceptance address]
'Daughters of Empire' is Lakshmi's
latest novel. It is a sweeping family saga, a moving portrayal of migration and the challenges it presents.
This is unlike any other
novel of the Asian experience in Britain. Available to order now from
[Peepal Tree Press],
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