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A Burning: A novel

Author : Majumdar, Megha

After A Fiery Attack On A Train Leaves 104 People Dead, The Fates Of Three People Become Inextricably Entangled. Jivan, A Bright, Striving Woman From The Slums Looking For A Way Out Of Poverty, Is Wrongly Accused Of Planning The Attack Because Of A Careless Comment On Facebook. Pt Sir, A Slippery Gym Teacher From Jivan’s Former High School, Has Hitched His Aspirations To A Rising Right Wing Party, And His Own Ascent Becomes Increasingly Linked To Jivan’s Fall. Lovely, A Spirited, Impoverished, Relentlessly Optimistic Hjira, Who Harbors Dreams Of Becoming A Bollywood Star, Can Provide The Alibi That Would Set Jivan Free–but Her Appearance In Court Will Have Unexpected Consequences That Will Change The Course Of All Of Their Lives. A Novel About Fate, Power, Opportunity, And Class; About Innocence And Guilt, Betrayal And Love, And The Corrosive Media Cycle That Manufactures Falsehoods Masquerading As Truths–a Burning Is A Debut Novel Of Exceptional Power And Urgency, Haunting And Beautiful, Brutal, Vibrant, Impossible To Forget–

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Format : Hardcover


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ISBN13 : 9780525658696
ISBN : 0525658696
Date Published : 2020
Publisher : Knopf