Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

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From the author of the acclaimed A Case of Exploding Mangoes (“An insanely brilliant, satirical first novel . . . Belongs in a tradition that includes Catch-22—The Washington Post), a subversively, often shockingly funny new novel set in steaming Karachi, about second chances, thwarted ambitions and love in the most unlikely places.

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The scorn Hanif heaps on his homeland is endless, disdainful beyond words. But his deep affection for his characters and their daily struggles makes this a perversely beautiful book.

At its best, “Our Lady of Alice Bhatti” isn’t amusing or entertaining or anything so mealy-mouthed. It’s belly-laugh-inducing.

Laced with humor, often ribald and iconoclastic, this is an insightful tale of pain and love, a story of a quest for humanity and grace in a desperate, chaotic society.


Verlag: Vintage (29. Mai 2012)

Format: EPUB

Seitenzahl: 256 Seiten

Dateigröße: 2,4 MB

Schutz: DRM

Sprache: Englisch

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