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An extract from Black British by Hebe de Souza

 

In the turbulent years that follow the British Empire’s collapse in India, rebellious and inquisitive Lucy de Souza is born into an affluent Indian family that once prospered under the Raj. Known as Black British because of their English language and customs, when the British deserted India Lucy’s family was left behind, strangers in their own land.

A richly visceral and stunning debut, based on the author’s own childhood, Black British is an unflinching and beautiful narrative about feminism, family and the search for identity.


About Ventura Press

Ventura Press is one of Sydney’s leading independent publishers and has become synonymous with high quality titles and internationally respected authors. Covers a unique and specific market – books to enhance life – we publish books on health and well being, family focus, memoir, general non-fiction and high end fiction. Ventura was started by Owner and Managing Director Jane Curry in 2002. With over 25 years in book publishing, Jane is a Director of the Australian Publishers Association, a 2015 Westpac/AFR Women of Influence Award Winner and Director of the Copyright Agency.


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