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The Hills of Angheri

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 16 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:429
  1. Sanjay A Pai, consultant pathologist (
  1. Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India

    Kavery Nambisan is among the few Indian doctors who is also a published writer and novelist. Moreover, she is that rarity, a woman surgeon. The Hills of Angheri is based loosely on her own experiences (see also

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    Kavery Nambisan

    Penguin Books India, 350 rupees, pp 393 ISBN 0 14 303271 2 Available in the UK

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    The protagonist of this novel, Nalli, is a girl in a male dominated village in southern India and wishes, …

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