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Meatless Days

by Sara Suleri - £8.99  Penguin Books Ltd (2018)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780241342466 | ISBN 10: 0241342465

"Some of the more heart-shaking writing about love and grief I've ever read"
(Kamila Shamsie, from the introduction)
Meatless Days is a searing memoir of life in the newly-created country of Pakistan. When sudden and shocking tragedies hit the author's family two years apart, her personal crisis spirals into a wider meditation on universal questions: about being a woman when you're too busy being a mother or a sister or a wife to consider your own womanhood; about how it feels to begin life in a new language; about how our lives are changed by the people that leave them.
 
This is a heart-breaking, hopeful and profound book that will get under your skin.

(Price & availability last checked: February 2018)

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In booklists: Death, Dying & Grief, Women in Asia, Biography and Autobiography, Women's Biography and Autobiography, Pakistan,
In categories: Health & Wellbeing, Feminism & Women, World - Asia, History & Biography,

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