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"Ghosts in the Bamboo" plots the story of aspiring playwright Nurse Elinor Kittivane. Married to a philanderer this satirical novel is about the author's imaginary country Lapalisthan contains some delightful conversations of women as they discuss the men in their lives. Elinor takes her to play at the Edinburgh Festival and discovers she has a tumor behind the ear. Her inspiration has been conversations she thinks she had with the ghosts of her mother and grandmother in the bamboo grove in her garden.
Were they ghosts or was it the tumor? Written most remarkably by a literary veteran, read this humorous account of one woman's journey into her psyche and find out.