The Crow Eaters: A Novel

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Milkweed Editions, 1981 - Fiction - 267 pages
53 Reviews
At the dawn of the 20th century in Pakistan, Freddy Junglewalla moves his family - pregnant wife, baby daughter, and Jerbanoo, his rotund mother-in-law - from their ancestral forest home to cosmopolitan Lahore. He opens a store, and as his fortunes grow, so does the animosity between Freddy and his mother-in-law. While Freddy prospers under British rule, life with the domineering Jerbanoo is another matter entirely. This exuberant novel, full of rollicking humor, paints a vivid picture of life in the Parsee community.

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User Review  - Naheed Hassan - Goodreads

Bapsi Sidhwa still sets the standards for the rest of the authors from the subcontinent writing in English. It was then, and will always be, one of my favourite books of all time. Read full review

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This book was hilarious from start to finish! Read full review

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