The Crow Eaters: A Novel

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Milkweed Editions, 1981 - Fiction - 267 pages
54 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  - Prerna - Goodreads

A fantastic read! I chanced upon this book randomly at a bookstore and now am wondering why I never picked up something by this author before. That may be because I usually do not like Indian fiction ... Read full review

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

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