Sidhwa-herself a Parsi from Lahore-sets up a very convincing fictional narration of Freddy, his family and how he lives and makes others live their lives.
Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Sidhwa-herself a Parsi from Lahore-sets up a very convincing fictional narration of Freddy, his family and how he lives and makes others live their lives. By the way, Crow eaters is the slang for noisy talkative people, if you were wondering. The story line flows effortlessly as Bapsi spans about half a century covering the lives of two generations of Parsees in Lahore. The glimpses of Lahore in the early 20th century provide an interesting backdrop to the novel.
Feroza Ginwalla, a pampered, protected 16-year-old Pakistani girl, is sent to America by her parents, who are alarmed by the fundamentalism overtaking Pakistan - and their daughter. Hoping that a few months with her uncle, an MIT grad student, will soften the girl’s rigid thinking, they get more than they bargained for: Feroza, enthralled by American culture and her new freedom, insists on staying
Bapsi Sidhwa was born in Karachi and brought up in Lahore. In addition to The Crow Eaters, her first published novel, she has published two other critically acclaimed novels The Pakistani Bride and Ice-Candy-Man.
Bapsi Sidhwa was born in Karachi and brought up in Lahore. An active social worker she represented Pakistan at the 1975 Asian Women’s Congress. Bapsi Sidhwa is married, with three children, and lives in Lahore. This book is dedicated. Tehmina & Peshotan Bhandara.
The Crow Eaters (USA) Paperback: 267 pages Publisher: Daunt Books Date: April .
Bapsi Sidhwa’s study of some archetypal characters of her community-the Parsees-deserves more than praise both as a sociological and as a literary document. The Parsees have always been flamboyantly prominent in public life: what goes on behind this façade has been, for most of us, as remote and mysterious as the underworld. Bapsi Sidhwa has opened for us all the doors and all the windows of this world’s innermost recesses.
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Policemen held the crowd back with a fence of lathi-sticks. The edge of the clearing undulated with every pressure from the back. The edge of the clearing undulated with every pressure from the back ulls and bodies of those nearest the rim. Inside the clearing firemen rushed about with wet cloths wrapped round their faces. Two or three groups supported the hose that poured thin, sharp jets of water into the furnace. Helmeted men in the broker’s office and toy-shop hacked at wood-work and flung out inflammable debris.
The author is a born storyteller. – New Statesman ‘Sidhwa writes with an exuberance and geniality which make The Crow Eaters illuminating and memorable. Fiction Short Stories Classics. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
The crow eaters: a novel. As his ox-drawn cart labors north, Faredoon Jungelwalla has no destination in mind.
Faredoon (Freddie) Junglewalla is either the jewel of the Parsi community or a murdering scoundrel. The crow eaters: a novel. He just has faith, as all Parsees have, that he will know it when he sees it. And in Lahore his faith is rewarded. Пользовательский отзыв - Jagruti - Goodreads.
Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015. author: Sidhwa, Bapsi d. ate. te: 2014/07/25 d. dentifier. copyno: 1 d. scannerno: SC-02 d. escription. scanningcentre: North Eastern.