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Review: Foreign

Foreign Foreign by Sonora Jha
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

The start was so good, a real page-turner in the beginning. But the story lost its charm in the mid. I felt the author tried to fit in quite a lot of drama, thereby, making the reader question the genuineness of the story of the protagonists. It didn’t quite seem plausible to me that anything and everything is happening to one family. And the ending also didn’t connect with me- it was as if the author wanted to somehow come to a conclusion, no matter how unreasonable it might come across. Even though the book touched upon a every important issue- the plight of the Indian farmers, yet it was a big disappointment.

However, there were some really nice quotes & shero-shayari in between. A couple of them I have penned down for you:

1. ‘Ghalib would say … her gaze upon me puts a glow on my face … and she assumes that this ailing man is well.’
(Unke dekhe se jo aa jati hai mung par raunak,
woh samajhte hain ki bimaar ka haal acha hai)

2. But she knows better than to fall into the trap of ‘belonging’. Just when you think you do, someone shows you that you don’t, or lets you go, or, worst of all, tells you you are free to leave. If rugs are so easy to pull from under your feet, it’s best not to stand on rugs at all.

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I love the voice of this girl!

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Interesting words which I’m glad I have learnt now!

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