Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran – Shahrnush Parsipur

It is a dreamy and nightmarish tale of women for various reasons abandoning men in their lives. Set in Iran in 1953, during the coup d’etat that rages around them in Tehran, the book still manages to bring an eerie sense of calm and isolation. I got this book from my mum for Easter. She …

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The Atlas of Red and Blues – Devi S. Laskar

Second one of my book subscription boxes surprises. This one came from the Willoughby Book Club. Beautiful cover and a writer I didn't know before had me intrigued. Also my shallow side was happy that it was not too long, at just around 200 pages. My brain is now tired of long books, like I'm …

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