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A fairly ordinary prose about a not-so-ordinary life, it feeds off an assortment of experiences, loiters off into poetic tangents and drops epiphanies as truth bombs.
A tale about the tribulations of a young woman that resonates with our times, but falters in form
Set in the volatile times of the 1980s — in the backdrop of communal tension between the Khasis and Bengalis — the novel begins on a highly promising note.
Nadia Murad’s life in captivity and after, and the violence she, and other Yazidis, endured at the hands of ISIS
As dementia claimed him, I lost the grandfather I would never know.
Next to him is Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who, unlike Khomeini, smiles shyly and offers Pryce a cuddly “Father Christmas” look — which is a respite, and the beginning of all good things.
The Impossible Fairy Tale is inventive, but not completely satisfying.