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Miss Timmins" School for Girls

a novel

by Nayana Currimbhoy

  • 95 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York, NY .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • English teachers,
  • Bohemianism,
  • Young women,
  • Brahmans,
  • Girls" schools,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNayana Currimbhoy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.U7748 M57 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25064965M
    ISBN 100061997749
    ISBN 109780061997747
    LC Control Number2010035526
    OCLC/WorldCa662153501

    "An irresistible novel that hurls forward at breathtaking speed toward an unpredictable climax." --Thrity Umrigar, bestselling author of The Space Between Us "Beautifully written, atmospheric contains entire worlds. I couldn't put it down." --Gary Shteyngart, bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan Miss Timmins' School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major. Get this from a library! Miss Timmins' School for Girls: a novel. [Nayana Currimbhoy] -- A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime In , three weeks before her twenty-first birthday, Charulata Apte arrives.

    A love story and a murder mystery, Miss Timmins’ School for Girls is, ultimately, a coming-of-age tale set against the turbulence of the s as it played out in one small corner of India. About Nayana Currimbhoy. Nayana Currimbhoy was raised in India where she attended an all-girls boarding school in a fairly remote hill station.   After a scandal that disgraced her family, Charulata Apte, almost twenty-one, travels to Miss Timmins' School For Girls in Panchgani. While teaching Shakespeare to the privileged Indian girls, where she is drawn to the charismatic fellow teacher Moira who teaches her what freedom really can be like. When one night a body is found.

    I knew I had said something wrong, but it took me a few days to understand the reason for Miss Manson's disapproval and discomfort. She blushed a beetroot red because I had unwittingly questioned the core belief of the school: British was Better.” ― Nayana Currimbhoy, Miss Timmins' School for GirlsAuthor: Nayana Currimbhoy. Nayana Currimbhoy is the author of Miss Timmins' School for Girls ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Indira Gandhi ( avg r /5().


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Miss Timmins" School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Miss Timmins' School for Girls is a fictional boarding school located amongst the scenic hills and volcanic plateaus of Panchgani (lit. five volcanoes) in the state of Maharashtra, India. What makes Timmins stand out from the other local schools is that it used to be an all-white school for climate-sensitive British girls who couldn't stand the /5.

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries/5(50).

The information about Miss Timmins' School for Girls shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime Inthree weeks before her twenty-first birthday, Charulata Apte arrives at Miss Timmins’ School for Girls in Panchgani.

Shy, sheltered, and running from a scandal that disgraced her Brahmin family, Charu finds herself teaching Shakespeare to rich Indian girls in a. With a family scandal to escape from, Charu takes a job at Miss Timmins' School for Girls in Panjgani (south of Mumbai, north of Pune) teaching Shakespeare to over-privileged Indian girls.

The other teachers are a mix of British missionaries, Anglo-Indians and local staff plus the charismatic and mysterious Miss Prince/5(50).

We are introduced to the missionary faculty of the Miss Timmins' School mostly of Anglo and Indo-Anglo heritage and the school girls of diverse Indian cultures, a view in to Charu's home life and the hierarchical structure of the Indian family bound by traditional roles and a secret past, and the colorful town people of Panchgani each with /5.

In Miss Timmins' School for Girls, young Charu, fresh from a conventional Brahmin upbringing, is suddenly exposed to Christian British-run boarding school, as well as to the iconoclastic hippie culture of the s.“I watched my worlds collide,” says Charu, “not in fire and brimstone as I had feared, but in comic relief.” Do you think this is true of the book.

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries/5(32).

Miss Timmins' School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries/5(K).

Miss Timmin’s School For Girls. Nayana Currimbhoy. About the book. An intense, irreverent love story and a dark murder mystery, Miss Timmins’ School for Girls tells the story of a conventional young woman who leaves her cloistered small-town home to teach at a remote boarding school.

Miss Timmins' School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries/5(16).

Miss Timmins' School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy About the Book A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime Inthree weeks before her 21st birthday, Charulata Apte arrives at Miss Timmins' School for Girls in Panchgani.

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries.

“An irresistible novel that hurls forward at breathtaking speed toward an unpredictable climax.”—Thrity Umrigar, bestselling author of The Space Between Us “Beautifully written, atmospheric contains entire worlds.

I couldn’t put it down.”—Gary Shteyn. *Winner of IAN 's Outstanding Fantasy Book* Never underestimate the power of a determined witch. Letum Wood is a forest of fog and deadfall, home to the quietly famous Miss Mabel’s School for Girls, a place where young witches learn the art of magic/5(42).

Questions and Topics for Discussion 1. In Miss Timmins' School for Girls, young Charu, fresh from a conventional Brahmin upbringing, is suddenly exposed to a Christian, British-run boarding school, as well as to the iconoclastic hippie culture of the s."I watched my worlds collide," says Charu, "not in fire and brimstone as I had feared, but in comic relief.".

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls. Miss Timmins’ School for Girls braces ongoing colonialism against intrusive modernity in surprisingly innovative ways. Set in late twentieth-century India, the novel takes place at a boarding school for girls, where wealthy Indian girls supposedly are learning the niceties of English literature, language, and lore.

Miss Timmins' School for Girls Nayana Currimbhoy. Harper, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book. Currimbhoy's fiction debut is an absorbing atmospheric thriller set at a. About the Book Miss Timmins' School for Girls. by Nayana Currimbhoy. A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime.

Inthree weeks before her 21st birthday, Charulata Apte arrives at Miss Timmins' School for Girls in Panchgani. Shy, sheltered, and running from a.

Miss Timmins' School for Girls is the truly dazzling debut of a major novelist, Nayana Currimbhoy. Set in India during the monsoon ofit tells the story of a conventional young girl who leaves her cloistered small town home to teach at a remote boarding school run by British Missionaries.

Miss Timmins' School for Girls. By Nayana Currimbhoy. pages; Harper Available at: | Barnes & Noble | Subscribe to the oprah's book club newsletter Sign up for the oprah's book club newsletter Get more stories like this delivered to your .Miss Timmins' School for Girls Nayanna Currimbhoy, HarperCollins pp.

ISBN Summary A murder at a British boarding school in the hills of western India launches a young teacher on the journey of a lifetime. Inthree weeks before her twenty-first birthday, Charulata Apte arrives at Miss Timmins' School for Girls in.

Miss Timmins' School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy$, HarperCollins I don't know what made me pick this book up. I don't remember if I saw it advertised somewhere online, or if someone recommended it on Goodreads, or if I just saw it on the new books shelf, but for whatever reason I checked it out of the library and am so glad I did.