❴BOOKS❵ ⚣ Irrawaddy Tango Author Wendy Law-Yone – Agedanna.info

Irrawaddy Tango A Novel Of Love, Vengeance And Political Unrest In South East AsiaIrrawaddy Tango, A Pepper Tongued, Tango Dancing Asian Beauty Rises From A Village Girlhood To Become The Wife Of Her Country S Dictator And Then A Leader Of The Rebel Forces Arrayed Against Him Tango Captures The Attention Of An Ambitious Colonel The Self Proclaimed Supremo While Dancing At A Talent Contest Once Married, She Is Forced To Endure The Cruelties Of A Ruthless And Foolish Husband, Is Kidnapped By Rebel Forces, Recaptured And Brutally Punished By Her Husband S Military Clique, And Eventually Exiled To America Her Return To The Fictional Republic Of Daya Clearly Burma Brings About The Destruction Of Her Husband And His Dictatorship Irrawaddy Tango Tells The Unsettling Tale Of Powerful Men And Powerless Women It Evokes As Well The Harshness Of Exile, Revealing The Misunderstandings Between East And West And By Doing So Captures The Intensity Of Living Between The Two A bit rambling and disconnected in the last third, but not a bad read. My first reaction to this book was to shake my head over the positive reviews on the cover Then, looking back, after readingandabout Burma, I decided this novel is probably based on a lot of what really went on during the junta The author is certainly one who is in a position to know If you decide to read this book, do check out her others including a memoir She is a talented Burmese author It s really hard to say what I think of this book because in some instances there wereoccurrences of Tell rather than show but in some cases the towel is just right I didn t quite understand for the end of the book the rabbit trail she took talking about torture There were some places that I understood in terms of history although this book takes place in the very fictional setting I think if I had to sit down and read this book rather than listen to it I probably would ve put it down along time ago because it just went very slowly It s definitely something that I wanted to try not only because of the interesting title but because it was very different from what I have read recently I always try to give different styles a chance because I might end up liking something I don t think based on this book that I would read any of her writings however I do have to say that the slow movement of this book is refreshing in some cases because I get tired of reading books that are written with a specific formula in mind For a modern novel this reads pretty well if you want to take the time and there are people who like taking time to read I would read a book in the style on a different subject At least I gave it a try I did find the ending surprise and that s always good.

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