The Crow Eaters: A Novel

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Milkweed Editions, 1981 - Fiction - 267 pages
22 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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A unique insight to what happens to dead Parsis. - Goodreads
I am deeply unsatisfied with the plot. - Goodreads
There were too many ebb and flows in the plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sana Shahid - Goodreads

I did not like it a lot...for me it was an average book. just to change the taste it was good but not much entertaining. There were too many ebb and flows in the plot. Read full review

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User Review  - Sitara Kashif - Goodreads

i often wonder how can bapsi sidhwa manages to write such wonderful stories Read full review


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