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    author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download A very moving dystopian novel that angered depressed and stressed me out considering how plausible it is in current India

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    Prayaag Akbar ☆ 7 Free read author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download Take a pinch of 1984 some of Brave New World a sprinkling of Haider the film and may be a bunch of other works of dystopian literature sueeze in a generous dash of various dimensions of ineuality in India and what you get i

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    author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download There’s been a notably high number of dystopian novels being published in recent years and it feels like this reflects a widespread anxiety Novels such as “Station Eleven” “The Country of Ice Cream Star” “The Power” and “Hazards of Time Travel” have all taken very different approaches to creating scarily convincing counter realities to our present landscape especially in regards to misogynistic attitudes towards women It

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    author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download Prayaag Akbar ☆ 7 Free read Some arresting descriptions of deprivation and terrible living conditions and although I really wanted to keep reading to see what happened the whole story didn't hang together well enough for me I never fully understood who was controlling

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    Read Leila A Novel author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download Holy shit this book gives Atwood a run for her money Utterly terrifying

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    author Prayaag Akbar : Leila A Novel – PDF EPUB Download There are few novels I've read that have left me so disturbed And it's not just the parental grief or the loss of privilege that Prayaag captures so heart wrenchingly it's the imminent possibility of India turning out like he describe

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Characters Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Prayaag Akbar Leila A Novel Free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ust search for Leila the daughter she lost one tragic summer sixteen years ago Skirting surveillance systems and thuggish Repeaters Shalini once wealthy with perhaps a wayward past; now a misfit pushed to the margins is propelled only by her search What follows. It is actually a 35 star book but I have to give it 4 stars because of how it made me feel shudder in the knowledge that the dystopian world of this book could actually be a realityI also appreciated the details in the plot which make it an Indian story I thought the plot had a great premise but weakened a bit midway making for a weak ending The literature and narration were good a refreshing feeling after the recent bad crop of Indian authors in EnglishThe effort to close the story this complex with very few open endings all in the spread of one book is commendable tooRead this book if you ve felt a growing uncertainty if the world in Atwood s Handmaiden s Tale would be a reality Leila s world is close and could be in our neighborhood

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Characters Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Prayaag Akbar Leila A Novel Free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Is a story of longing faith and most of all loss With its unflinching gaze on class privilege and the choices that today confront us and its startling almost prophetic vision of the world Leila announces Prayaag Akbar as a remarkable new voice in Indian fictio. I read the book because I saw the brilliant trailer for it s Netflix adaptation The author does a great job at building up the premise of a totalitarian regime that wouldn t take a lot of change to get to from the world s current hard right political swing It s all downhill from thereWhat promises to be a warning against totalitarianism and savarna economic and social dominance in the 21st century instead ends up being a collection of fears highlighted by the left leaning media with a wannabe mother daughter story arc that never fully satisfies or scares For instance the worst thing that happens in a purity camp The lead character gets addicted to some sort of muscle relaxants and is helped by a supposedly good doctor In comparison the prison chapters in Shantaram are so vivid that you end up feeling imprisonedEverything feels half baked and forced Almost like the author got stoned and thought this is what the BJP government can become But like every stoner he has gone on a tangent before jumping to another tangent without focussing on creating a well rounded universe In summary this book is a lazy imitation of a combination of classics contextualised pretty horribly to the Indian social situation It s the Rahul Gandhi of dystopian novels

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Characters Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Prayaag Akbar Leila A Novel Free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB In a digitized city sometime in the near future as an obsession with purity escalates walls come up dividing and confining communities Behind the walls high civic order prevails In the forgotten spaces between where garbage gathers and disease festers Shalini m. A very moving dystopian novel that angered depressed and stressed me out considering how plausible it is in current India that is blatantly reminding its folks on class caste religious and linguistic differences Leila is the story of Shalini a misfit in a society that is obsessed with rules to keep the virtues of a community intact We are taken back and forth through the stark contrasts in Shalini s life as a liberal wherein she married a Muslim man and raised a free spirited daughter and that as an inmate in the Purity Camp where her hope to be reunited with her daughter was what kept her going Leila is a story relevant to the times as us Indians are at a whole new height of blind faith to our fascist totalitarian government and the harm they re lashing out on certain sections of the society seem obscured to us Instead of the high walled community segregation that s mentioned in book as of now India has detention centers for those the government wants to exclude from the voters list It is a shame that a few years ago the minority in India felt the first pinch of safronisation as restriction on diet was imposed on the diverse Indian public In the novel this translates to neighbors looking through the trash of those they suspect to be consuming what s forbidden And of course as in Leila we have the prime time buffoonery on TV where a conductor of cacophony acts as the mouth piece of the government making sure that their propaganda has maximum outreach Love outside one s own community is looked down upon in contemporary India and in some cases is termed love jihad Akin to Leila s Purity Camp certain areas in India have reformation centers for those who don t fall in line with a community s norms and to save the honor of a family lovers are sometimes killed Indians go to any extent to preserve the purity and sanctity of their community and Prayag Akbar s Leila is only a reflection of this reality The language is so powerful that the parental grief gripped and shook me hard I recommend this book to every Indian who hopes that India is spared the horrors rising from our differences

  • Hardcover
  • 207
  • Leila A Novel
  • Prayaag Akbar
  • English
  • 20 September 2018
  • 9788193355206