Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

What happens when the perfect world of a planned community clashes with the messiness of the reals world? Can we really shield ourselves from chaos with a set of rules for living? Can racism be denied out of a community? Little Fires Everywhere asks those fundamental questions in a serious but often also lightly satirical …

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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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