Do you ever imagine yourself in an exotic setting overcoming seemingly impossible challenges? If you do, you will admire this heroine who is endlessly fearless in pursuit of a more rewarding life than her conventional upbringing might have led her to. The twists in the story keep it a gripping read to the final sentence.
'It does not matter what you thought, and in any case, it is all decided. We are at last to be rid of that native child, and you are to be divorced.'