Download A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam PDF

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.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Golden Age PDF

Similar fiction books

The Dream of Scipio

Within the Dream of Scipio, the acclaimed writer of An example of the Fingerpost intertwines 3 highbrow mysteries, 3 love stories-and 3 of the darkest moments in human background. United by means of a classical textual content referred to as "The Dream of Scipio," 3 males fight to discover shelter from the insanity that surrounds them.

The Namesake: A Novel

Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies confirmed this younger author as one the main exceptional of her iteration. Her tales are one of many only a few debut works -- and just a handful of collections -- to have gained the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. one of the different awards and honors it got have been the hot Yorker Debut of the yr award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the top serious compliment for its grace, acuity, and compassion in detailing lives transported from India to the USA.

The Mermaid Chair

Contained in the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, simply off the coast of South Carolina, is living a gorgeous and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and devoted to a saint who, legend claims, used to be a mermaid earlier than her conversion. Jessie Sullivan’s traditional lifestyles has been “molded to the smallest house attainable.

A Tangled Web (Star Wars: Last of the Jedi, Book 5)

Ferus Olin's allegiance is to the Jedi. but if he's summoned to determine the Emperor, the Sith Lord makes him a suggestion he can't refuse. If he can be capable of hinder a planet from plunging into chaos, the Empire will spare Ferus's captured acquaintances. And if he doesn't . . . they'll die.

Extra resources for A Golden Age

Example text

You mean fright about not getting enough to eat, about not being able to pay the doctor, about not being able to give your family nice clothes, a safe, cheerful, comfortable place to live, a decent education, and a few good times? " "The Money River, where the wealth of the nation flows. We were born on the banks of it -and so were most of the mediocre people we grew up with, went to private schools with, sailed and played tennis with. We can slurp from that mighty river to our hearts' content.

EIGHT It was agreed that night that Eliot and Sylvia should meet for a final farewell in the Bluebird Room of the Marott Hotel in Indianapolis, three nights hence. This was a tremendously dangerous thing for two such sick and loving people to do. The agreement was reached in a chaos of murmurs and whispers and little cries of loneliness that came at the close of the telephone conversation. " "Have to," she echoed. " Sylvia wagged her head. " "This will be nice. " "I love you, Sylvia. " There was a pause.

And, with broom profits, Castor Buntline and his spastic son Elihu went carpetbagging, became tobacco kings. * When the footsore, amiable General George Rosewater arrived at the broom factory, Castor Buntline wrote to Washington, confirmed that George was a general, hired George at a very good salary, made him foreman, and named the whiskbrooms the factory was making after him. The brand name entered ordinary speech for a little while. A "General Rosewater" was a _whiskbroom_. And blind George was given a fourteen-year-old girl, an orphan named Faith Merrihue, who was to be his eyes and his messenger.

Download PDF sample

A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam

by Ronald

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 15 votes