The Mistress of SpicesBook - 2005
A magic realism tale on Tilo, a woman from India who is given immortality by the gods as long as she remains chaste. In her old age Tilo ends up in California, running a spice shop and helping immigrants. One day enters Raven, a handsome American, and Tilo transforms herself into a beautiful woman for a night of love. Now she must pay the price.
Publisher: Oxford : Macmillan Heinemann ELT, c2005.
Characteristics: 95 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.