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Kiran Desai
Birth date: September 03, 1971
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Joanne
Joanne rated it 4 years ago
Ugh such a chore to get through
the reader in a quiet corner
the reader in a quiet corner rated it 5 years ago
The blurb on this book said"If book reviews just cut to the chase, this one would simply read: This is a terrific novel! Read it!" -- Ann Harleman, The Boston GlobeWell. How can I say no to that? I bought it, and tried to read it until the first half. It's full of eccentric characters, which I usual...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 5 years ago
Truly lovely novel about people struggling to find their place in a world that roughly shoves them to and fro. Sometimes funny, but with an overarching feeling of deep sadness.Life wasn't single in its purpose ... or even in its direction.... The simplicity of what she had been taught wouldn't hold....
Joanne
Joanne rated it 6 years ago
Ugh such a chore to get through
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 6 years ago
Liked this better than The God of Small Things. Easier to read and has bits of humor too despite its overall somber tone.
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