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Ironically, in the characters flaws lay their strengths. The characters have stayed with sonlra now for weeks since I finished reading it, particularly Gayatri. May 08, Chaahat Jain rated it really liked it.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Katya must learn whose life can be saved and whose she must let go. A Novel [hardcover] Sonora Jha. However, that is perhaps the best flaw ever mentioned, and it doesn’t sully my hardy recommendation for this book- too much. And more thanin India.

It is still one to inhale deeply and to finish reading with a long sigh. First, I love the characters: I want the ancient earth and goreign and smells and hearts of the people to carry the anguish and struggle and beauty of this culture to me.


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I’ve foreitn bought copies foerign this book for friends and family and have been recommend Sonora Jha has done for rural Indian what Katherine Boo did for Urban India. Preview — Foreign by Sonora Jha. I want to know this woman! Newsletters Sign up for the latest news and to win free tickets to events. Her first novel, Foreign, has sprung from her work as a journalist, an academic, and a cr Sonora Jha was born in India, where she had a successful career as a journalist in Mumbai and Bangalore before moving to Singapore and then the United States to earn a Ph.

This book could have been fine if she hadn’t chosen farmer’s suicide as a backdrop of an elitist non-consequential family drama. Return to Book Page.

This book should be a case study on how not to write a book on a sensitive topic as Farmer suicide. Even Amazon only carries a few copies of Foreign in stock at any given time, and only used editions are available for purchase, often for more than sonoraa price. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Her novel Flreign is an absolute delight to read.

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Jul 03, Shreya Agarwal rated it liked it. This debut novel by Sonora Jha has fully captured my heart. They are some of the best I’ve read. You might also be interested in these: Write a customer review. But the story lost its charm in the mid.

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Sometimes I can still get lost in masterful storytelling, but there is usually ja part of my brain that watches the process. It is still one to inhale deeply and to finish reading with a long sigh.

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It is well worth reading for these moments, and it shows that Sonora Jha, this journalist, is also a novelist and has potential to be a master However, there were certain lines so well placed, they made me go “Ooh snap”.

Sherfey rated it really liked it Dec 26, The organic growth of story feels stunted, or perhaps harshly pruned is a better metaphor, in spots. They are some of the best I’ve read.