‘Houses are like people; you live in them and they look beautiful; you neglect them and they wither and slump.’When Queirozito wins the protracted litigation against relatives who had laid claim to his 200-year-old ancestral home; Quinta; he gets a ...
he gets a new lease of life. He invites his grandson Suraj from the US to take a look at the half-slumping villa for possible repairs. When Suraj’s Russian-American wife California arrives instead; Queirozito faces yet another invasion on his beloved home and decides to fight back once again only to stumble upon some bitter; dark family secrets.
In Let Me Tell You about Quinta; Savia Viegas weaves an intricate tale of the small; secluded and fading world of the elite Viegas family which; in many ways; reflects contemporary Goan society.
Number of pages: 262
Date of publication: 01/01/2011
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