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And Kiran Desai's prose is beautiful.
I tried really hard to like this book - if fact, I read the entire thing hoping I would connect with the characters or care what happened to them.
The plot line in India was very weak, the characters did not really seem developed at all, particularly the girl, Sai.
tragic-and so well done-an amazing book-incredibly well written and vividPublished 16 days ago by Caroline Simon
Fabulous must read! It covers so many issues and raises countless questions about the foibles of humanity. It is immensely readable and poignant.Published 1 month ago by Irma Gurman
It seems that in the last two years we have had a number of our friends experience the loss of their loved ones. This book has come to be of great help to them as they grieve. Read morePublished 2 months ago by mc
Taste is personal. I did not care for this book. I purchased it with high hopes. Being born in India and living in U.S. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kal
A pretty depressing story, but the writing is grand and ornate. I read it for the style, not the story.Published 3 months ago by J. M. Jones
Excellent writing. Interesting characters. Plot poses some complex questions. An eye opener on India.Published 3 months ago by Carol from Ohio
The writing is wonderful. However, the plot lacked something. Our book group just didn't take to this book.Published 3 months ago by L. M. Keefer