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The Good Children


Συγγραφέας: Farooki Roopa
Εκδότης: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755383436
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 416
Διαστάσεις: 23x3x16
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2014
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Good Children"

'Few novels are life-changing; this one just might be' Daily Mail Leaving home is one thing. Surviving is another. 1940s Lahore, the Punjab. Two brothers and their two younger sisters are brought up to be 'good children', who do what they're told. Beaten and browbeaten by their manipulative mother, to study, honour and obey. Sully, damaged and brilliant, Jakie, irreverent and passionate. Cynical Mae and soft-hearted Lana, outshone and too easily dismissed. The boys escape their repressive home to study medicine abroad, abandoning their sisters to their mother and marriages. Sully falls in love with an unsuitable Indian girl in the States; Jakie with an unsuitable white man in London. Their sisters in Pakistan refuse to remain trophy wives, and disgrace the family while they strike out to build their own lives. As they raise their own families, and return to bury the dead, Sully and Jakie, Mae and Lana, face the consequences of their decisions, and learn that leaving home doesn't mean it will ever leave them. THE GOOD CHILDREN is a compelling story of discipline and disobedience, punishment and the pursuit of passion, following the children of a game-changing generation and the ties that bind them across cultures, continents and decades. Painful and sweet, tough and surprising, it is a landmark epic of the South Asian immigrant experience.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Farooki Roopa
ISBN: 9780755383436
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 22/05/2014
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 416
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 546 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x3x16 cm
Στοιχεία έκδοσης: Digital original
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2014

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