Devil Wind. Summary
Taraviati is the 11-year-old Indian bride of a well-off Indian man. She is now in the service of an English woman, Maude Humbolt, the first one she has ever been around. Taravati is a pretty girl with a father who had enough money to secure her a good marriage to a man twice her age. She is the man's only wife since his family died of cholera years before. Her husband works for the English woman's husband. Taravati's husband is told that she can work for extra money and the husband thanks Maud. He tells the girl that she should thank her too. The girl is surprised to be spoken to by her husband while in front of others. She thanks the English woman using the little English she knows. Maud is pleased when the girl thanks her.
Taravati is now to work as Estella's ayah. Estella is Maud's...