#bookaday 26 a book that should sold better

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Well I’ve picked a book I reviewed last year my review that is The mirror of beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi an Indian novel that was translated by the writer himself from his Urdu orginal .Now the uk version of this book came out in may ,I had kindly been sent by penguin India a copy at the request of Musharraf Ali Farooqi another book worth checking his clay and dust is one of the best sports novels I have read ,anyway back to the mirror of beauty it came out here and I’ve not seen a single review for what in India is consider one best historic novels about in India in recent years .

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jonathan
    Jun 26, 2014 @ 08:59:03

    Reading this post has made me realise that I’ve read very little fiction that is set in 19th Century India, which is amazing considering the impact it had on Britain. I’ve read some Tagore stories and that’s about it really.

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  2. Carol S
    Jun 26, 2014 @ 22:24:05

    Tempted especially by you here but it is about £15. Makes me think twice when so much else I want to read….

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  3. lisaalmedasumner
    Jun 26, 2014 @ 23:12:14

    I’m writing this title down, stu. Sounds superlative and just my cup of tea!

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