The Bombay Prince by Sujata Massey, Read by Sneha Mathan
Journey to Bombay with Perveen Mistry
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With her easy to listen to voice, and her subtly changing accents and rhythm for the Indian and British characters, Mathan performs The Bombay Prince, the third in the Perveen Mistry series. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss this series that evokes the feel of the heat of Bombay. Mistry, the only female lawyer in India, seeks justice for a female Parsi student found dead on the day of Prince Edward VIII’s arrival in Bombay, November 1921. Massey paints detailed pictures of a city divided by religions and dominated by British rule. Listeners will find themselves engaged with the well-written and well-performed invitation into Mistry’s complex world.
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