Publish date: May 1st 2012
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
I grew to love this more and more. All the characters were believable and engaging and Amina's self-realisation at the end almost made me weep.
I hope I don't sink so far as a one word review ("meh", in this case) but this one was really close. In part, there's a good reason so many stories end "And they lived happily ever after." The petty squabblings of newlyweds sorting out the first years is so much less interesting than what comes befo...
Review first published on my blog: http://memoriesfrombooks.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-newlyweds.htmlThe Newlyweds is the story of Amina. Amina is a young woman who grows up in Bangladesh in a poor family without many opportunities. Her way out is a marriage. George lives in Rochester, New York - a wo...
It took me awhile to get around to writing this review. After I finished the book I had to step back and think about what I just read. At the end of the book the author goes over her acknowledgements and thanks her inspiration for the book-a woman she met on an airplane. Suddenly it all made sense. ...
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