By Tanaz Bhathena,Janine O'Malley
Fascinating and disturbing.” —Jodi Picoult, number one New York Times–bestselling writer of Small good things and Leaving Time
A undying exploration of high-stakes romance, self-discovery, and the lengths we visit love and be enjoyed.
Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many stuff: a vibrant and vivacious pupil, an orphan, a danger taker. She’s additionally the type of woman that folks warn their teenagers to stick clear of: a troublemaker whose many romances are the topic of never-ending gossip in class. You don't desire to get entangled with a lady like that, they say. So how is it that eighteen-year-old Porus Dumasia has in basic terms ever had eyes for her? and the way did Zarin and Porus turn out lifeless in a automobile jointly, crashed at the part of a street in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? whilst the spiritual police arrive at the scene, every thing everybody concept they knew approximately Zarin is puzzled. And as her tale is pieced jointly, advised via a number of views, it turns into transparent that she was once excess of only a woman like that. This fantastically written debut novel from Tanaz Bhathena unearths a wealthy and beautiful new international to readers; tackles complex problems with race, id, classification, and faith; and paints a portrait of minor ambition, angst, and alienation that feels either creative and universal.
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