Summer Reading Club Reviews: The Space Between Us

From Elizabeth Castellano

Title: The Space Between Us

Author: Thritty Umrigar

Set in India, this story is about the lives of two women, one a servant and the other, an educated, upperclass Parsi who lives with her daughter and son in law. Bhima, the main character is poor, illiterate and fiercely loyal to her family and her employer. She is easy to like and sympathize with. Throughout the novel, the two women, whose lives are very different but in many ways the same, experience the ups and downs of life together.

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