By Tanaz Bhathena,Janine O'Malley
Fascinating and disturbing.” —Jodi Picoult, no 1 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 vivid and vivacious scholar, an orphan, a chance taker. She’s additionally the type of lady that oldsters warn their childrens to stick clear of: a troublemaker whose many romances are the topic of never-ending gossip in school. 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 simple terms ever had eyes for her? and the way did Zarin and Porus turn out useless in a vehicle jointly, crashed at the facet of a street in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? while the spiritual police arrive at the scene, every thing each person notion they knew approximately Zarin is wondered. And as her tale is pieced jointly, advised via a number of views, it turns into transparent that she used to be excess of only a woman like that. This superbly written debut novel from Tanaz Bhathena finds a wealthy and beautiful new global to readers; tackles complex problems with race, identification, category, and faith; and paints a portrait of minor ambition, angst, and alienation that feels either creative and universal.
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