[PDF/EBOOK] The Sandalwood Tree BY Elle Newmark


10 thoughts on “The Sandalwood Tree

  1. says:

    What I liked best about this book was the beautiful descriptive writing Just a few pages in and I was there in

  2. says:

    I think The Sandalwood Tree is a humdinger of a story Of course I wrote it so I might be biased It involves two love stories 90 years apart set in war torn India The research for this book was fascinating We Americans do not ordinarily study Indian history world history is usually limited to Europe and reading

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    I had high hopes for The Sandalwood Tree as I love historical fiction set in India and I'm pleased to say that it didn't disappoint me at allThis novel consists of two storylines both of which take place during an important period of India's history In 1947 we meet an American woman Evie Mitchell who has moved to India with her husband Martin

  4. says:

    Historical fiction is my favorite genre; that being said this was a good story

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    Overall I was disappointed in this novel The characters and the idea of the story were brilliant but the execution was poor In a novel structured in this way it’s important in my opinion that the reader ‘disc

  6. says:

    A Slumpbreaker Particularly enjoyed the ending

  7. says:

    THE SANDALWOOD TREE is the second and final novel by late author Elle Newmark who passed away the very year that this book was published Given this sad coincidence reading the book was all the poignant as it's imbued with the author's obvious love for travel and for IndiaSet in a dual timeline this is the entwined story

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    This was an annoying book Right from page 2 when Evie Mitchell refers to Gandhi as a skinny little man in a loincloth I wondered how Indian readers would regard this One narrative is set mid 20th C with Evie and her husband and son travelling to India on a Fulbright Scholarship She appreciates the purpose behind the scholarship to foster a

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    35 The strength of this novel is the descriptions of the sights and sounds and smells of India Absolutely atmospheric made me want to be there Also liked the history of Gandhi Partition and the political maneuverings between Great Britain and India there was much I didn't know Two alternate stories one from the 1940's and one following the lives of two women a decade earlier Great easy to follow writing and the story lines were interesting

  10. says:

    Rich in details and history The Sandalwood Tree will keep the reader turning pages A book that teaches while telling a great story is worth reading and this book meets that criteria Martin Evie and Billy leave Chicago to

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The Sandalwood Tree

Y unbearable wartime memoriesWhen Evie finds a collection of letters concealed deep in the brickwork of their rented bungalow so begins an investigation that consumes her allowing her to escape to another world a hundred years e. Overall I was disappointed in this novel The characters and the idea of the story were brilliant but the execution was poor In a novel structured in this way it s important in my opinion that the reader discovers the history of the house s former inhabitants at the same pace as the protagonist Unfortunately as a reader I got to know about Felicity Adela than she did and therefore kept forgetting what Evie knew I wish the author had stuck to the idea of telling the 1858 story though diaries photos Empire records and letters rather than throwing in a few real life chapters from that time I also got very frustrated because my advance knowledge helped me get the connections before Evie did so although the author perhaps felt she was building up tension all I felt was an intense frustr Enséñame más investigation that consumes her allowing her to escape to another world a hundred years e. Overall I was disappointed Wonder (The Books of Marvella, in this novel The characters and the Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set idea of the story were brilliant but the execution was poor In a novel structured The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase in this way The Tunnel it s Secretos del Cosmos important The Secret Treasons in my opinion that the reader discovers the history of the house s former مريض الوهم inhabitants at the same pace as the protagonist Unfortunately as a reader I got to know about Felicity Adela than she did and therefore kept forgetting what Evie knew I wish the author had stuck to the The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death idea of telling the 1858 story though diaries photos Empire records and letters rather than throwing ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, in a few real life chapters from that time I also got very frustrated because my advance knowledge helped me get the connections before Evie did so although the author perhaps felt she was building up tension all I felt was an Doctor y campeón intense frustr

SUMMARY The Sandalwood Tree

It is 1947 and Evie and Martin Mitchell have just arrived in the Indian village of Masoorla with their five year old son But cracks soon appear in their marriage as Evie struggles to adapt to her new life and Martin fails to bur. What I liked best about this book was the beautiful descriptive writing Just a few pages in and I was there in India seeing what Evie sees as she first arrives in India flowers trees the market and the people I was glad to be reading it on my kindle so I could easily look up the flowers and trees mentioned as well as some of the Indian words and phrases Many recent books have used the mechanism of alternating stories blending past and present It didn t uite work here for me It seemed too much like I was reading separate stories that just didn t connect for me However I was taken in by both stories and even though they felt separate to me I was interested in what would happen to these charactersI liked the strong willed independent women we meet in Adela and Felicity who were willing to live their live

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Arlier and to the extraordinary friendship of two very different young womenAnd as Evie's fascination with her Victorian discoveries deepens she unearths powerful secrets But at what cost to her present already fragile existence. THE SANDALWOOD TREE is the second and final novel by late author Elle Newmark who passed away the very year that this book was published Given this sad coincidence reading the book was all the poignant as it s imbued with the author s obvious love for travel and for IndiaSet in a dual timeline this is the entwined story of three women whose arrival in India during the upheaval and eventual downfall of the Raj changes their lives In 1947 Evie comes to India with her young son and her husband who s suffering PTSD after his service in WWII Their marriage is falling apart as a result but in the colonial bungalow where they reside Evie happens upon a hidden packet of letters belonging to the bungalow s prior occupants Felicity and Adela two Victorian era women whose intimate friendship is described in alter

  • Paperback
  • 510
  • The Sandalwood Tree
  • Elle Newmark
  • English
  • 13 April 2019
  • 9780552775229

About the Author: Elle Newmark

Elle Newmark is an award winning writer whose books are inspired by her travels She and her husband a retired physician have two grown children and five grandchildren They live in the hills north of San Diego