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Good book. Not great but I'd recommend it. Could have expanded on the historical aspects a lot further so we could learn more and sometimes the characters were unconvincing, like... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Janette
This book was really slow in the beginning so some may have to persevere to finish! About half way through it became really interesting!Published 25 days ago by Barletto
Depiction of war of independence of Bangladesh has been done beautifully. People suffered untold atrocities under a regime which had no consideration for human values. Read morePublished 1 month ago by suraj parkash Malhotra
"A Golden Age" is one of the most moving and compelling books I have read. I was captivated throughout by the story telling, the language and ability of Tahmina Anam to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by keetmom
The story of the terrible 1971 Bangladesh-Pakistan conflict, as the former sought independence from a joint East-West Pakistan. Read morePublished 5 months ago by sally tarbox
Quite a story. A woman's perspective on war, and the brutal war for Bangladesh's independence, at that. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Harry Marks
A beautifully written book that my daughter's new husband reccomended to me. Makes me feel and smell and ache for Bagladsesh and its political challenges and achievements.Published 10 months ago by wendy lynne ardagna
Literally a delicious novel that enthralls and transforms. I agree with Anam's view that the narration of a mother's story can take precedence over the accuracy of recalling the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by simsimmyann