In the world of a Japanese proverb, the frog who resides in a well knows nothing beyond its narrow confines. Mi’s life mirrored this notion until she was struck by the devastating grip of polio, thrusting her into a world of unexpected challenges. After months of grappling with fever and pain, she emerged not as a hopeless cripple, but as a survivor with a newfound purpose.

Mi’s story transcends the boundaries of her well-like existence, revealing a journey of resilience and transformation. In the wake of polio’s relentless assault, her world seemed smaller than ever, akin to a frog trapped in a well. Yet, a twist of fate catapulted her into a vast, unfamiliar realm—a realm that threatened to engulf her entirely.

Join Mi as she takes her first tentative step on a journey that defies adversity and celebrates the indomitable spirit within. In this captivating narrative, discover how Mi’s determination shines brightly, even in the darkest of times.


About the Author

With a literary journey spanning more than a dozen captivating novels set in historical Japan and a collection of evocative haikus, INDIA MILLAR has embarked on a diverse career. Her professional odyssey commenced amidst the machinery of British Gas’s heavy industry, eventually culminating within the hallowed halls of the British Library, where the tapestry of knowledge and storytelling merged seamlessly.

Now, India finds herself in the idyllic embrace of early retirement on the enchanting Costa Blanca. As she continues to explore the realms of history and poetry, India remains deeply grateful for the winding path that has led her to this peaceful and creative haven. Each word written, each page turned, is a testament to the enduring passion for storytelling that continues to shape her life’s narrative. Learn more at her website,  You can find all our books by India Millar here.

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