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By Tahmima Anam

Rehana Haque, a tender widow, blissfully prepares for the celebration she's going to host for her son and daughter. yet this can be 1971 in East Pakistan, and alter is within the air.

Set opposed to the backdrop of the Bangladesh battle of Independence, A Golden Age is a narrative of ardour and revolution; of wish, religion, and unforeseen heroism in the course of chaos—and of 1 woman's heartbreaking fight to maintain her family members secure.

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