Jul 19, 2019

Book Beginning: All the Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy


All the Lives We Never Lived
All the Lives We Never Lived
All the Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy,  November 2018, Atria 

Set in India during World War II and the present,  the novel is about a man's attempt to discover the truth about his mother.

Book beginning:
In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman. The man was in fact German, but in small‑town India in those days, all white foreigners were largely thought of as British. This concern for accuracy annoyed my scholarly father even in circumstances as dire as losing his wife to another man. 
Page 56:
Dinu was older than me, at school he was my protector.

Do these excerpts grab you as a reader?
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5 comments:

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This sounds like an interesting read. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE”

Anne@HeadFullofBooks said...

I loved her first book. I am adding this one to my TBR. My Friday Quotes

fredamans said...

Sounds like a wonderful read! Happy weekend!

Julie Tyuk said...

I liked the first snippet, is very well written and catches attention straight away.

Lauren Stoolfire said...

Love that cover!