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Olivia Rana's debut novel Elastic Girl explores dark world of child trafficking

For her first book, Olivia Rana has chosen the birthplace of her Indian in-laws as the setting for a moving story of a young girl sold to a circus by her parents. She tells Joanne Sweeney why she finds it easier to write about distant lands than home

Olivia Rana's debut novel Elastic Girl tells the story of a little girl trafficked in India
Joanne Sweeney
AFTER being sold to the circus by her destitute parents, the moving tale of how a little Indian girl moves through a life of poverty and despair is told in Olivia Rana's debut novel, Elastic Girl. Th[...]

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