Mistress of Spices
|The Mistress of Spices|
|Author||Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni|
|6 February 1997|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Pages||317 pp (first edition, hardback)|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-385-40769-6 (first edition, hardback)|
Tilo, the titular "Mistress of Spices," is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she falls in love with an American man. When she was a little girl she could see what other people couldn't see.
Film, TV or theatrical adaptations
The film The Mistress of Spices, based on the novel, was released in 2005. It is directed by Paul Mayeda Berges, with a script by Berges and his wife, British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha. The film stars Aishwarya Rai and Dylan McDermott.
- Official site
- Book review on sawnet.org
- Book review on penguinbooksindia.com
- Chitra Divakaruni at Random House
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