In My Hands Today…

The Bondmaid – Catherine Lim

612940Set in Singapore in the fifties, the novel focuses on the story of Han.

Sold into servitude at age of four by her own mother the House of Wu and treated harshly by fellow bondmaids, Han forms a bond with Wu, who is the heir of the household.

Their friendship becomes doomed love when Wu moves to the United States, and Han find herself stuck with jealous bondmaids and Wu’s relatives in Singapore. Both face additional trials until Han’s death. The book ends when Wu and Han’s son enters the household.

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