Book A Burning / Megha Majumdar.
Publication year: 2021
Edition: Export/Airside edition.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1398504173 9781398504172 :
<B>For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise--to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies--and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India.</B> A girl walks through the slums of Kolkata holding an armful of books. She returns home smelling of smoke, and checks her most prized possession: a brand-new smartphone, purchased in instalments. On Facebook, there is only one conversation.
304 pages ; 22 cm