In "dancing to the flute," a little boy appears in an indian village, not remembering his name nor where he was from. but he is charming, clever and musically gifted. his talent for playing the flute brings him to the notice of a wandering healer whose brother is a famed musician. that brother decides to take on the boy as a student. and over the years, both learn much. it is an airy, free-floating tale, evoking the notes of a flute on the wind.
"Dancing to the Flute"By Manisha Jolie Amin
Atria, 320 pages, $15