How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

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How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

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This is a hard one to review because I think the topics and themes explored are really important (for example did you know that 400,000 women were raped in 1971 in the Liberation War of Bangladesh? I’m being a bit demeaning in the first sentence since many poems are not like that, and she talks a lot about her complicated identity and relationship with colonialism.

The author speaks about her own experiences, and I feel I have no right to say if they deserve a three, four, five, star rating.And ‘we go on, sisters, we go on’, dedicated to Jyoti Pandey Singh, who was gang-raped on a bus by six men on 16 December 2012 ( i’m tired for all the women we’ve lost. There have been a couple of recent exceptions, so a while later I requested a copy and I’m so glad I did; it’s the best thing I’ve read this year. Roisin's] writing is intensely vulnerable and through revealing her own experience she reflects so many others. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

was a much-needed history lesson, ruminating on the year where the Pakistani army invaded Bangladesh, committing genocide of three million Bangladeshis. Certains des poèmes étaient hyper poignants et émouvants, on ressent sa rage, sa haine, sa fierté, son amour. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.The greatest scam is us believing that you’re better than us, when you stole all that we were and sold it back, convincing us of our inferiority, spitting on our graves. This is just such a bold and brilliant collection, that explores so much and the writing flows really well too. A few poems are touching, and deep - I especially enjoyed those in which she talked about her relationship with her own faith. i have read and enjoyed a few poetry collections over the last few years but this one certainly does stand out in the crowd.

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