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The Bones of Grace, by Tahmina Anam

The Bones of Grace: A Novel - Tahmima Anam

Zubaida has made a mess of her life. Part of it is not her fault. The larger part of the miss, however, is very much her fault. In Tahmina Anam’s The Bones of Grace, we hear Zubaida explain what really happened to her lost love, Elijah, from a point several years after everything fell apart. Along the way, we learn more about her quest for an ancestral whale fossil, the aftermath of Bangladesh’s civil war, and ship breaking in Chittagong. The book is slow to begin, but I was racing through the pages at the end of the book to see what would happen to Zubaida...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from Edelweiss for review consideration.