The Last Suttee
by Madhu Bazaz Wangu
The Last Suttee is about the protagonist, Kumud's struggle to stop suttee, a barbaric ritual that has scarred her for life. As the director of an all-girl orphanage, she shields her girls from customs that victimize women. A shocking phone call turns her world upside down. She has no choice but to single-handedly stop this heinous crime. Can she convince the town to stop this savage tradition?