Study Guide

Nectar in a Sieve Characters

By Kamala Markandaya

Rukmani

Rukmani is a hard-working and supportive wife, daughter, and mother, who grows and develops over...

Nathan

Ruku says she always called her husband "husband," because calling him by his first name would be...

Kenny

Kennington is a white, western doctor (presumably British) who comes in and out of...