The Dove’s Lament is a journey that takes you around the world, bringing to life the human side of conflicts that tear people apart. From the genocide in Rwanda, to war-stricken Bosnia, from child marriages in India to prostitution and drug trafficking in Colombia, these stories traverse a microcosm of reality. Be it the manifestation of Bacha Baazi in Afghanistan, or the fight for paradise on Earth, Kashmir, the repertoire of stories lend a soul to what otherwise remain a muddle of news reports and statistics. Through these stories, Kirthi embroiders a tapestry of the unvanquished human spirit in varied shades, and shakes you up to the reality that surrounds you.
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History and Politics, Literature and Fiction
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I don't know how I feel about this book, these stories. I knew that these would be hard-hitting stories that would have the power to shake up the soul. But turns out I underestimated that power. After I read the last line of the first story, I couldn't read beyond that. Reason: My eyes were veiled with tears so that I could not see anything beyond the pain that had my heart twisted. I am still amazed at how I managed to read through the rest of the stories. Very strongly hard-hitting, these s...