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Sonia Faleiro’s Debut: The Girl

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And finally, Sonia Faleiro, makes her debut, with her novel, The Girl. This, I am sure, is another reason to look forward to the offerings of Modern Indian Literature.

The story is based in Goa. As I was reading the extract from the book here, the words painted a picture in my mind. As far as I could make out from what I read, Sonia has brilliantly captured the standstill life of Goa.

The prose is intense in its own way, yet captures the most important aspect of Goan life – Stillness.

Please read more about the book on Sonia’s website. Read the extract. In fact, read the book.

About the Author
After linking to her blog and being under the impression that she is a journalist, it came as a nice but big surprise, to know that Sonia is Assistant Editor, Tehelka, and her non-fiction writings have appeared in India Today, The Indian Express and The Hindustan Times.

Written by aditya kumar

January 5th, 2006 at 1:52 am

Posted in Blogging,Writing

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  1. Hi,
    Just wanted to let you know I have changed the URL of my blog. Please to update your links.


    9 Jan 06 at 6:08 am

  2. Looks like modern Indian literature is growing thick and fast.

    Pradeep Nair

    10 Jan 06 at 1:00 am

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