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Naia, looking for her birth family in India after the bizarre death of her parents in Southern California. Leon, photographer, who cannot resist a chance to put his life in danger, whether from dysentery or bullet wounds. Samaad, Kashmiri, fighting to save a piece of his homeland from destruction by the two countries on either side of it, and who may well be the enabler of ...more
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Published (first published June 21st 2010)
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Raja
Aug 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Sedated by narration. Its about a girl (Naia) who will come to india with her friend (Leon) in search of her biological parents. She finds them and comes to know about her sibiling Karan. She gets intrigued towards Samaad an ingenious carpet seller from Kashmir,from their first meeting. Meanwhile she will be addicted to drugs and Subsequently they will go to kashmir.The rest of the happenings over there concludes the book.

Occasionally humorous (when Leon says "I feel brown dog is following me f
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Nishant Jha
This book builds up slowly but surely and reaches a crescendo by the end! just one of those mellow kind of reads! very captivating, detailed and kept me engrossed throughout! I just feel that it could have been a bit more humorous; and I am not saying that it is boring but yes it gets a bit drab at times for sure!

This is the 2nd book of Urmilla Deshpande I have read after "A Pack of Lies" and I enjoy her writing style! And "Madhouse: True Stories Of The Inmates Of Hostel" is up next!
Sathish
Apr 06, 2011 rated it did not like it
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This book took a heavy toll on me, I struggled for days trying to finish this somewhat non-linear story pattern but atlast I decided its high time I let go, I hate discontinuing books but with this book I just added another one to the collection..
Sheila
Aug 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Cannot wait to read this book set in the highly contested Kashmir terrain.
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