Kamala Purnaiya



Age: 79


Summary: novelist who wrote under the pseudonym of Kamala Markandaya and helped forge the image of India for American readers with her writings, including her best known book Nectar in a Sieve, which was the main selection in "Book-of-the-Month" in March 1955.



Cause of Death: Kidney failure


Born: 1924


Died: May 16, 2004


Location: London, England