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In the claustrophobic, mannered world of British India,
Linny Ingram seems the perfect society wife: pretty,
gracious, subservient. But appearances can be deceptive.
Linny Ingram was born Linny Gow, an orphan raised in the
gray slums of Liverpool. Sold into prostitution by her
stepfather when she was only eleven, Linny clung to the
belief that she was meant for something more, something
better, than life on the cold, dangerous streets.
A stroke of luck granted Linny the chance to re-create
herself as a proper middle-class young lady, allowing her to
join “the fishing fleet”—young women of good birth who
sailed to India in search of husbands. India, with its
exotic colors, sights, and smells, is a world away from the
cold back alleys of Linny’s childhood. But even there, she
is haunted by her past, and by the constant threat of
discovery. Soon she finds that respectability and marriage
bring a new kind of imprisonment. But having come so far,
Linny is not about to surrender easily. In the lush tropics
of India she finds not only the means of rebellion . . . she
finds that she may be capable of feeling love and freedom
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