By Anita Nair
Meera is fortunately submerged within the position of company spouse and cookbook author. Then, at some point, her husband fails to return domestic. in a single day, Meera, disoriented and emotionally fragile, turns into dependable not only for her childrens, but in addition her mom, grandmother and the working of Lilac apartment, their rambling previous family members domestic in Bangalore.
A few streets away, Professor J.A. Krishnamurthy or Jak, cyclone stories specialist, has lately back from Florida, to take care of his nineteen-year-old daughter, the victim of a sad accident. What occurred on her vacation in a small beachside village? The police won't support, Smriti’s acquaintances have vanished, and a wall of silence and worry surrounds the incident. yet Jak can't rest until he will get to the truth.
Meera and of Jak's paths intertwine as they discover the reality concerning the secrets and techniques in their pasts and the promise of the longer term. The Lilac condominium is a sweeping tale of redemption, forgiveness and moment percentages.
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Cried Ned Newton gaily, as he got into one of the several tree canoes provided for the transportation of the party up the Chamelecon river, for the first stage of their journey into the wilds of Honduras. "All aboard! " It brought those days back, in a measure, to Tom also. For there were a number of canoes filled with the goods of the party, while the members themselves occupied a larger one with their personal baggage. Strong, half−naked Indian paddlers were in charge of the canoes which were of sturdy construction and light draft, since the river, like most tropical streams, was of uncertain depths, choked here and there with sand bars or tropical growths.
Damon standing in a little clearing, with upraised club, Tom could not repress a laugh. "Kill it, Tom! " begged the eccentric man. " And so it was, at first glance. For it was a giant iguana, one of the most repulsive−looking of the lizards. Not unlike an alligator in shape, with spikes on its head and tail, with a warty, squatty ridge−encrusted body, a big pouch beneath its chin, and long−toed claws, it was enough to strike terror into the heart of almost any one. Even the smaller ones look dangerous, and this one, which was about five feet long, looked capable of attacking a man and injuring him.
He may get into trouble. " CHAPTER XV. IN THE COILS 49 Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders Off they started through the jungle, trailing after the impetuous professor who was intent on capturing the iguana. The giant lizard's progress could be traced by the disturbance of the leaves and underbrush, and the professor was following as closely as possible. So fast did he go that Ned, Tom and Mr. Damon, following, lost sight of him several times, and Tom finally called: "Wait a minute. " "I'll have him in another minute," answered the professor.