The Shadow King is a novel by Maaza Mengiste. When I describe it to friends, I say that the beautiful writing sits in stark contrast to the atrocities in the story. I don't generally read books for the writing, but it was the writing as well as the story that captivated me in this case. … Continue reading The Ending of The Shadow King
Fleishman Is In Trouble is a book by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. The Fleishman family is made of four people: dad Toby, mom Rachel, children Hannah and Solly. This post is full of spoilers, including the ending of the book. If you are looking for a review, visit this post instead. This post isn't sequenced as in … Continue reading The Ending of Fleishman is in Trouble
How did the book A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum end?
This blog post, like all posts on this blog, is full of spoilers. If you're looking for a review instead, see this post. The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali is primarily a love story. Bahman and Roya fall in love in 1950s Iran, during the ousting of the prime minister. The first meet at The … Continue reading The Ending of The Stationery Shop