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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

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User Review  - Soniamarie - LibraryThing

This is a novel about status and how people are born into either a life of luxury or a life of servitude. The story opens in Sri Lanka with Thara, a spoiled little rich girl and her servant, Latha ... Read full review

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User Review  - LiteraryFeline - LibraryThing

Sri Lanka is located in South East Asia, an island country just south of India. It is a beautiful country that has been mired in conflict for over 40 years. Cultural and religious differences are at ... Read full review

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User Review  - sagustocox - LibraryThing

Ru Freeman's A Disobedient Girl is set in Sri Lanka and is narrated by two women, Latha and Biso, in alternating chapters. Each of these women struggles with their station in society, the desires they ... Read full review

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Freeman's imagery is breathtaking; I fell in love with this book two minutes in. Her narrative and characters are compelling and dynamic. Universal themes and heartbreaking commentary on life as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paige-lee - Goodreads

I find it amazing that through all the nasty things that are said to Latha by her childhood friend she can still find sympathy in her for her small problems. I loved how Biso had run ins with ... Read full review

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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

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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

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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

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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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