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User Review  - Limelite - LibraryThing

Skillfully, gently, Freeman brings together the tales of two women that at first seem unrelated until a revelation near the end, which signals the doom of Biso and the powerlessness of Latha who grows ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Medha - Goodreads

Its a superb read. Ru freeman is not a writer, she is a painter who uses vivid imagery for the landscape and a touching simplicity for the characters. The characters are so alive, that you weep with ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

There are two main characters: Biso and Latha. The book switches each chapter to tell their respective stories. Latha is a servant girl growing up in/observing a fairly dysfunctional family and she ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Mel - Goodreads

Latha is a servant who wants to be independent. The family she works for is horrible. With, the exception of the father. It also seems strange to say she "works" for them. She doesn't have much of a ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Gayathree Goonewardene - Goodreads

I really enjoyed following the two narratives within the novel and the way it connects right at the end. Freeman cleverly uses two different time frames as windows for the characters Latha and Biso ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Sharanja - Goodreads

I don't think I will ever recover from reading this book. I've never read a novel that had as many tragic female heroines as Ru Freeman's "A Disobedient Girl". The story alternates between the lives ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Shamidha Hameed - Goodreads

This is my first SriLankan writer and I am impressed. The narrative technique used (alternating between two different timeline) is innovative and the language is lucid and lovely. I am a fan of strong ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - J. Yandell - Goodreads

This story was a heartbreaker. There was a point near the end that I nearly put it down, it was just getting too depressing. The story follows a young servant named Lata (? I listened to this on audio ... Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

This book starts off slow, but once it picks up it really pulls you in. I felt really emotional as I started to put together Latha's backstory. It's an extremely well written book Read full review

Review: A Disobedient Girl

User Review  - Seth the Zest - Goodreads

Few books are as intricately woven together from the start. By the halfway point, I thought I knew how the two stories in the novel wove together. The novel surprised me by continuously adding layers of intersection to the novel. It's outstanding and I have a signed copy. Read full review


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