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The Speech of Angels

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The Speech of Angels,  Sharon Maas, book reviewWhen Monika Keller and her husband Jack went to Bombay they were looking for a charity to support but found more than they’d expected. Laid back Irish-American Jack and ultra-organised German Monika were an unlikely couple – she controlled and logical, he a more instinctive and emotional person – and Bombay hit them both in very different ways. When they found a group of young children from the slums playing by the side of the road, both fell in love with the ring-leader, little Jyothi, and decided they should try to adopt her and take her back to Germany and fill the gap in their childless lives. Such things should be difficult – after all you can’t just buy children even if their parents are poor even in India. But such things are no barrier in Sharon Maas’ novel The Speech of Angels as she conveniently deals with getting rid of the parents and clearing the way for the Kellers to whisk Jyothi off to Germany where they work to develop her natural talent for music and turn her into a star violinist.


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