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Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
Broken Verses
by Kamila Shamsie
read in June, 2014
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Okay, I know I'm cheating here but I'm done reading this book. I made it to the 85% mark and that's it for me. Ed wrote the letters. Game over. I didn't relate to any of the characters. Storyline useless. Didn't learn much about Pakistani anything. T...more
Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
" Again 1.5 stars it is. Replace Sidhwa's overt sexual imagery in favor of Shamsie's Americanization. She breathes, drinks Western culture and to introduce it in such a casual manner within the Pakistani society certainly wins her neither credibilit... " Read more of this review »
Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
" Broken Verses is the fourth of five books in our local library's Muslim Journeys program. It takes place in Karachi, Pakistan since 9/11. The main character, a spoiled, whining 30 year old woman, has not learned that she is not the center of the u... " Read more of this review »
Karen C. and 2 other people liked Donna's review of Broken Verses:
Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
" Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie

This is a book I was reading for a group discussion but did not finish. I read over two thirds of it, however - enough to have a good idea how I felt about it and know that I did not want to spend more time on it. If... " Read more of this review »
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Husband's Secret
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Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers
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The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri N. Murari
The Taliban Cricket Club
by Timeri N. Murari
read in October, 2013
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Nicely done. Would make a good film.
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Hitler's Table Talk by Martin Bormann
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The Last Pirate by Tony Dokoupil
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