Chai Time At Cinnamon Gardens

Chai Time At Cinnamon Gardens by Shankari Chandran


ISBN
9781761151408
Published
Binding
Paperback
Pages
368
Dimensions
128 x 198mm

'Deftly traversing time, culture and continent to weave a tale of both home and unbelonging, this is truly a novel not to be missed.' - Maxine Beneba Clarke, author of Foreign Soil and The Hate Race

'Chandran is an excellent storyteller.' - The Weekend Australian

'This is an engaging story that feels both urgent and necessary. It is also a terrific read.' - The Daily Telegraph'this story burns with anger and sings with optimism, sprinkled through with moments of levity and humour.' - The Canberra Times

Welcome to Cinnamon Gardens, a home for those who are lost and the stories they treasure.

Cinnamon Gardens Nursing Home is nestled in the quiet suburb of Westgrove, Sydney - populated with residents with colourful histories, each with their own secrets, triumphs and failings. This is their safe place, an oasis of familiar delights - a beautiful garden, a busy kitchen and a bountiful recreation schedule.

But this ordinary neighbourhood is not without its prejudices. The serenity of Cinnamon Gardens is threatened by malignant forces more interested in what makes this refuge different rather than embracing the calm companionship that makes this place home to so many. As those who challenge the residents' existence make their stand against the nursing home with devastating consequences, our characters are forced to reckon with a country divided.

Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens is about family and memory, community and race, but is ultimately a love letter to storytelling and how our stories shape who we are.

'Wise and dignified.' - The Australian Women's Weekly

'An engrossing, urgent, warm, wise and utterly, utterly beautiful novel.' - Emily Maguire, author of An Isolated Incident and Love Objects
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