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Book review: The good girls: an ordinary killing by Sonia Faleiro

Fuchs, Sandhya ORCID: 0000-0002-1907-0522 (2021) Book review: The good girls: an ordinary killing by Sonia Faleiro. LSE Review of Books (06 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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In The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing, Sonia Faleiro investigates the shocking deaths of two teenage girls in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, allowing the reader to walk beside her as she gradually uncovers the relationships, institutions and political landscapes that shaped Padma and Lalli’s lives and final days. Offering a window into the cultural, emotional and political life of modern India, Faleiro inspires in her ability to combine meticulous research, sharp and nuanced analysis, a sensitive and empathetic authorial voice and a riveting narrative style, finds Sandhya Fuchs. Please be aware that this review refers to acts of violence, including sexual violence. The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing. Sonia Faleiro. Bloomsbury. 2021.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2021 14:48
Last Modified: 24 May 2024 10:21

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