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The Sound and the Fury
William Faulkner
The Last Man
Anne McWhir
In Search of Walid Masoud (Middle East Literature in Translation)
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Diamond Dust & Other Stories - Anita Desai So far, this year's challenge (Iran to Bangladesh, by book) is a winner. And only two books in!Anita Desai writes delicate short stories of frustration and love and families. She has the ability to draw me into a sense of place so swiftly and completely I felt elsewhere whenever I was reading. I particularly liked the first, second and last stories, Royalty, Underground and The Rooftop Dwellers. Moyna, the protagonist in The Rooftop Dwellers, just made me happy, in the end.