“A captivating novel set on a tropical island that is used as a leper colony. This is a story about a young girl who is uprooted from her simple, happy home on a tropical island called Culion in South East Asia – a place where she feels secure despite the shadow of her mother’s illness. A place that is beautiful in every way imaginable until the day she is forcibly taken away by the government because her mother has leprosy. Furthermore, the island is to become a colony for lepers.” Read more...
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