Kesh: born and bred in Australia: drinks at the pub; studies feminist theory; a fun-loving gal of Fijian-Indian background.
Rupa: born and bred in Fiji; scared to leave the house; makes own roti; the full-on 'Bollywood Beauty'.
When Rupa comes to stay with her cousin Kesh, it's a complete culture clash. And, the chai hits the fan when Rupa has to decide between new-found passion and the ways of the past.
In this delicious and highly spiced novel, Shalini Akhil dishes up tears, laughter, music and food, with a truly scary dinner dance thrown in . . . and a final scene to make you laugh and cry.