Against the Tide …47 Men…


Author: Sushila Fonseca

9788191015010 | PB | pp. 170 | 2019 | Sushila Fonseca

Against the Tide …47 Men… by Sushila Fonseca is a novel set in Colonial Goa where two people, inspired by idea of freedom, plan Goa’s liberation.

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A novel set in Goa, Portuguese India, in the late eighteenth century, Against the Tide …47 Men…. relates to events that occurred in that period of time.

The year is 1785 and Goa has already had two hundred years of Portugal’s colonial rule. Strong winds of change blow across the western world. In Lisbon, two dear friends and compatriots from Goa, José and Vitorino are most impressed by the principles of freedom that sweep across Europe. They decide to introduce them in their motherland and release their people from foreign bondage. For this they draw up a plan to overthrow the Portuguese rule in Goa.

José sails back to Goa with it. What is the plan? Bravery and courage come to the fore as intrigue and betrayals pursue.


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About the Author

Dr. Sushila Fonseca is a practicing pathologist who has written both fiction and non-fiction books. She writes on topics of social interest as she sees it through her interactions with patients and society at large. Her earlier books are Rebecca, Touched by Love, What I Should Know about HIV/AIDS, Good Health Practices and Know Your Fever.


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