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Rohini Lall
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The Sour Faced Moon

3.36  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Oscillating between the families of Imroz Agha Khan, who resents his prosperous Afghan forefathers and his perennial outsider status in his own homeland and Danielle Anderson, who returns to seek refuge in the truth and dreams she had so abruptly fled from twelve years ago. A story spanning three generations with malleability of rules as people try to break the bondage ...more
Paperback, 1, 251 pages
Published 2014 by Frog Books (An imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.))
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Jyoti Babel
Apr 16, 2014 Jyoti Babel rated it liked it
Poignantly written.. But somewhat confusing..
Ved Prakash
Sep 23, 2016 Ved Prakash rated it really liked it
This story starts somewhere at Arab desert and ends....not ends
....rather continues at hilly Darjeeling.

The story covers primarily three generations of two families : a Turk who had wandered to India in search of paradise and a British who had come to colonial India to live, not rule, here.

This book has shown agony by weaving situations in a very live way. One can see conflict within one's heart. Chasing the dreams. Unfulfilled love. Unfulfilled dreams. Mixing of culture and faith.

The only draw
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Bhaskaryya Deka
May 09, 2014 Bhaskaryya Deka rated it really liked it
‘The Sour Faced Moon’ is a story oscillating between the families of Imroz Agha Khan, who resents his prosperous Afghan forefathers and his perennial outsider status in his own homeland and Danielle Anderson, who returns to seek refuge in the truth and dreams she had so abruptly fled from twelve years ago.
A story spanning three generations with malleability of rules as people try to break bondage they have created all on their own.

Rohini Lall’s language is simple and descriptive. With an amazing
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Aparajita Chattopadhyay
The story of The Sour Faced Moon oscillates between the families of Imroz Agha Khan, who resents his prosperous Afghan forefathers and his perennial outsider status in his own homeland and Danielle Anderson, a very close friend of Imroz who had abruptly fled from the valley only to return with her son after twelve years.

The story keeps moving from the past to the present. I found the story line to be a little predictive and borderline melodramatic. The story feels a little disconnected at places
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