By Shobha Rao
Longlisted for the 2018 middle for Fiction First Novel Prize
“Incandescent...A searing portrait of what feminism feels like in a lot of the world.” —Vogue
“A deal with for Ferrante fanatics, exploring the bonds of friendship and the way girl ambition beats opposed to the strictures of poverty and patriarchal societies.” —The Huffington Post
An electrifying debut novel in regards to the outstanding bond among women pushed aside via condition yet relentless of their look for one another.
Poornima and Savitha have 3 moves opposed to them: they're negative, they're bold, and they're women. After her mother’s dying, Poornima has little or no kindness in her existence. She is left to take care of her siblings until eventually her father can locate her an appropriate fit. So whilst Savitha enters their family, Poornima is intrigued by means of the cheerful, independent-minded woman. unexpectedly their Indian village does not believe rather so claustrophobic, and Poornima starts to visualize a lifestyles past prepared marriage. but if a devastating act of cruelty drives Savitha away, Poornima leaves at the back of every thing she has ever identified to discover her good friend.
Her trip takes her into the darkest corners of India's underworld, on a harrowing cross-continental trip, and at last to an condominium complicated in Seattle. Alternating among the ladies’ views as they face ruthless hindrances, Girls Burn Brighter introduces heroines who by no means lose the desire that burns within.
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