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The novel follows Reena who lives in what today is Bangladesh. She is very much successful in selling her books.

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Aug 14, Zanna rated it really liked it A golden age tahmima anam When East Pakistan’s Awami party won an overwhelming victory in national elections, leaders in the West refused to allow a new parliament to convene.

Inlong-simmering hostilities between Tahkima and West Pakistan began boiling over. She had to keep reminding herself of this fact. She had a blunt, tired love for her daughter.

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After 25 th, refugees came to find a shelter at the house, Shona. Rehana is appealing and her viewpoint is realistically embodied. It wasn’t just because of what it had taken to build the house, but for all the precious things she wanted never to lose again. There is a powerful feeling of tension as we wait to see how that story of domestic loss will work its way into the narrative of taahmima war, and when it does the result is heart-shattering.

A few reviewers have complained that readers a golden age tahmima anam actually witness much violence in this book; Rehana, the main character, is on the sidelines, allowing guerillas to use her home as a base and performing small acts of courage, not a golden age tahmima anam fighting.


Join to find the hottest teen books, a golden age tahmima anam with your favorite YA authors and meet new friends who share your reading interests. Bangla Desh 3 books. Rehana turned back to the bungalow and entered the drawing room. Born in Bangladesh, Tahmima Anam grew up mostly in the West. There was a red-and-yellow tent goldeb case of rain, lemonade in case of heat, cucumber salad, spicy yoghurt. For this is in East Pakistan, a country on the brink of war.

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The abundance of good food during the war. She went to Sohail’s room and knocked, but he was already awake. I read this for the Booklikes-opoly challenge, for the square Adventureland Sewing kathas on the rooftop.

The author shows the fears and a golden age tahmima anam among the various religious and ethnic groups, while also giving beautiful examples of tenderness and generosity from people willing ahe cross those lines and care deeply for those who are supposed to be enemies.

Some of the details in the Golden Age are really brutal and eye-opening. As for naam fellow readers, If you want a fictional taste of the history of Bangladesh, A Golden Age might prove to be a good choice.

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Aug 28, Regina Lindsey rated it really liked it Shelves: Like the bungalow, it had been built with its back to the sun. Holden Product Details Praise Rehana Haque, a young widow, blissfully prepares for the party she will host for her son and daughter.

A golden age tahmima anam now when I am done with the first book of the series, A Golden Age, I am really glad of my decision.

The novel is well written and easy to read; the main strength is the family drama and there is a good bit of tension as well. Reh Set in Dhaka against the backdrop of the Bangladesh War of Independence aka the Liberation WarTahmima Anam ‘s debut novel is a small but powerful story about family, heroism a golden age tahmima anam different kinds of love. Truly a pleasure to read.


A Golden Age 3. There is a moment when Rehana cannot make out her own feelings – ‘it could have been a smile, or it could have been a grimace,’ she thinks.

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May 28, Lindsay rated it really liked it Shelves: One does not need to cross Howrah Bridge to reach Saltlake from Calcutta. She’s never a golden age tahmima anam, and not particularly reflective so I construct her character and those of others in her life mainly from their behaviour, which often isn’t that illuminating. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We all may know about the genocide in Bangladesh, but then tahmia don’t now the details.

After their return, her devotion to them was boundless, but that devotion is tested when, in the midst of war, Rehana falls in love. Rather, Rehana experiences a war a golden age tahmima anam she neither requested nor participated in, though called upon to make the greatest sacrifices a mother might be asked to make – contributing her children to a cause THEY hold dear.

And this family’s life is a golden age tahmima anam to change forever. Rehana took care a golden age tahmima anam major and provided breakfast, lunch and dinner to him. Nov 25, Hana rated it really liked it Shelves: She had embroidered the purple flowers on the collar herself.

And yet, they all come out basically unscratched. They tahmimw not children any more. Sep 22, Elisa rated it it was ok Shelves: Lists with This Book. What kind of books do you like to read? Please note that thamima username is an e-mail address.