Raidene's Reviews > Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
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May 12, 12

bookshelves: non-fiction
Read in May, 2012

Illuminating because the author realistically and thoughtfully presents daily Indian slum life to the Western reader. Depressing because there seems to be little progress made or help given to the lower classes and there is pervasive corruption and graft. No feel good ending here!

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