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9780143065142 60ad0d05a4cf971279fd2a13 The Woman Who Flew //d2pyicwmjx3wii.cloudfront.net/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ad0d07a4cf971279fd2aa4/webp/9780143065142-us.jpg Winner of the Philips Literary Award in Bangladesh The Woman Who Flew (Urukkoo) tells the story of Nina, a young woman who moves from small-town Bangladesh to the megacity of Dhaka, where she soon finds herself divorced, bereaved of her newborn and trapped in a mundane existence. Hungry for fresh air, Nina strikes up a friendship with her mother's handsome ex-lover, Irfan, who encourages her to paint again. But as Nina tugs at her chains, her sexually confused ex-husband, Rezaul, insinuates himself back into her life, leaving her pregnant . . . Intense, edgy and tinged with rage, The Woman Who Flew lays bare the inner world of a woman beating her wings against a hostile, conservative landscape. 9780143065142
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The Woman Who Flew

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  • ISBN: 9780143065142
  • Author: Nasreen Jahan
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Pages: 376
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Winner of the Philips Literary Award in Bangladesh The Woman Who Flew (Urukkoo) tells the story of Nina, a young woman who moves from small-town Bangladesh to the megacity of Dhaka, where she soon finds herself divorced, bereaved of her newborn and trapped in a mundane existence. Hungry for fresh air, Nina strikes up a friendship with her mother's handsome ex-lover, Irfan, who encourages her to paint again. But as Nina tugs at her chains, her sexually confused ex-husband, Rezaul, insinuates himself back into her life, leaving her pregnant . . . Intense, edgy and tinged with rage, The Woman Who Flew lays bare the inner world of a woman beating her wings against a hostile, conservative landscape.

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