To ask other readers questions about Homework , please sign up. Still, looking forward to the new book by this author, “Saudade”. Mina’s parents present a more serious problem. Merry rated it it was amazing Jan 11, This is a lovely innocent and easy read, suitable for young adult and adult alike.
This is a lovely innocent and easy read, suitable for young adult and adult alike. It started off a bit slow but then I really got interested in these characters and then eventually the home life of the protagonist. Afterwards, unable to bear more children, she swells instead with madness — obsessed with eggs, increasingly and terrifyingly birdlike. Return to Book Page. Layla rated it it was amazing Feb 25,
Review: Suneeta Peres Da Costa’s Homework – Books – The Austin Chronicle
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Merry rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Ruth Fox rated it liked hhomework Dec 18, As her mother climbs trees, her father simply withdraws. Dina Fifadra rated it liked it Jan 29, Tiff rated it liked it Feb 14, Virginia rated it really liked it Jan 09, For example, pleading to join the Brownies like her friends, Mina provokes coata classic parental formulation, “‘If Felicity Summers and Chloe Withers threw themselves down a well would you, too?
Return to Book Page. Sarver Bajina-wagner rated it it was amazing Jan 29, But it’s also the world as seen by a young child. To peress what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. As Mina approaches puberty, her family careens more precipitously toward disaster.
Jamila rated it liked it Apr 06, Not surprisingly, she is a social outcast.
Her sister Deepa is so brainy that she calculates tax returns at the age of three, her mother has embarked on a death-obsession since undergoing surgery, and then there are the emotionally sensitive feelers attached to her head since birth. Suneeta Peres da Costa’s funny, touching, and remarkable first novel, Homeqorkis set in both these worlds.
It started off a bit slow but then I really got interested in these characters and then eventually the home life of the protagonist.
Where, I wondered, did they come upon these primitive references. Early in the novel, Mina’s mother undergoes an operation. To ask other readers questions about Homeworkplease sign up. Peres da Costa wonderfully catches the younger sibling’s anxious suspicion that her older sister may, appallingly, know everything.
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Suneeta Peres da Costa
Only 22, an Australian of Indian parentage, Peres da Costa gives us a child’s mind in an adult’s language. Books by Suneeta Peres Da Costa. The edition I had needed another proofread, but I really enjoyed the high stakes of the everyday in this book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.