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May 08, Chaahat Jain rated it really liked it.

HardcoverFirstpages. And in those moments I doubt soora story. It is a very nice plot but she completely failed to do justice with the characters which proved to be two-dimensional. Dec 01, Ishan Nag rated it did not like it.

I learned immense amounts about the plight of farmer’s in rural India but never felt like I was learning only that I was enjoying the story and getting to know the characters in her book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When she travels back to the nation of her birth to investigate his absence, she’s forced to reenter the orbit of the boy’s father and familiarize herself with the local farming community, which is suffering through a crisis of its own.

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That sigh is complex. The organic growth of story feels stunted, or perhaps harshly pruned is a better metaphor, in spots.

Foreign by Sonora Jha

Whipped up in a world of violent protest rallies, mass weddings, inglorious suicides, and a love that demands to be rekindled, Katya must learn whose life can be saved and whose she should just let go.

Get to Know Us. Kundan Jha rated it really liked it Sep 21, Please try again later. You might also be interested in coreign This jga is rooted firmly in truth.

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The sharp, vulnerable, and clear-eyed essays hha about my decision to raise my boy away from the influences of patriarchy in India but within the complications of race and soonra masculinity in America, as a feminist immigrant single mother. However, that is perhaps the best flaw ever mentioned, and it doesn’t sully my hardy recommendation for this book- too much.

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I felt the author tried to fit in quite a lot of drama, thereby, making the reader question the genuineness of the story of the protagonists. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It is well worth reading for these moments, fogeign it shows that Sonora Jha, this journalist, is also a novelist and has potential to be a master But the story lost its charm in the mid. Foreign by Sonora Jha.

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Her novel Foreign is an absolute delight to read. Manpreet Kaur Sandhu rated it really liked it Oct 14, Globalization has ruined the once-lucrative profession of cotton farming.

Sumit Mishra rated goreign really liked it May 04, Sherfey rated it really liked it Dec 26, It creates distance when I do understand their plight instead of moving me to reach out to them and work for justice by their sides.

Contemptuous of her homeland and determined to bring Kabir back where he belongs, Katya must follow her son into the home of a suicidal farmer, in a village where, every eight hours, a man kills himself. That sigh is complex.

Great characters, great storytelling, and a great issue: It is well written, witty, smart and leaves you so engaged in the adventures and of her characters.

Great soonra, great storytelling, and a great issue: The reader is treated to glimpses of beautiful and subtly nuanced relationships in the midst of an emotional, compelling story of farmer suicides in India.

And in those moments I doubt the story.