HOMEWORK SUNEETA PERES DA COSTA
It started off a bit slow but then I really got interested in these characters and then eventually the home life of the protagonist. 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. Alexandra rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Homework by Suneeta Peres Da Costa. Mina’s parents present a more serious problem. Jamila rated it liked it Apr 06,
Pistachio rated it it was amazing May 16, As Mina approaches puberty, her family careens more precipitously toward disaster. David rated it liked it Apr 20, Elizabeth Barto rated it really liked it Jan 04, As her mother climbs trees, her father simply withdraws.
Pistachio dx it it was amazing May 16, Sophie Horsman rated it really liked it Sep 25, Homework by Suneeta Peres Da Costa.
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Vanessa rated it really liked it Nov 28, Elizabeth Barto rated it really liked it Jan 04, Strangely, the description bears no relation to the story. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Her sister Deepa is so brainy that she calculates tax returns at the age of three, her mother has embarked auneeta a death-obsession since undergoing surgery, and then there are the emotionally sensitive feelers attached to her head since birth. If a man wants to escape family troubles, he may bury himself — not in his work, but literally, under his own house. The edition I had needed another proofread, but I xa enjoyed the high stakes of the everyday in this book.
Tony Grech rated it really liked it Nov 01, It was by turns funny and devastating, but I wasn’t always feeling the magical realism. Archana rated it liked d Jul 11, But it’s also the world as seen by a young child. My favourite character in this book is Deepa and I loved the chapter named after her.
Suneeta Peres Da Costa
Suneeta Peres da Costa’s funny, touching, and remarkable first novel, Homeworkis set in both these worlds. Suneeta Peres Da CostaHomework.
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But life at home is no better. For example, pleading to epres the Brownies like her friends, Mina provokes that classic parental formulation, “‘If Felicity Summers and Chloe Withers threw themselves down a well would you, too? Peres da Costa wonderfully catches the younger sibling’s anxious suspicion that her older sister may, appallingly, know everything.
Mina’s parents present a more serious problem. A world in which metaphors come alive is the world of magic realism, where the quotidian and the fantastic couch comfortably together. Meiqimichelle rated sunetea liked it Feb 23, Suneeta Peres Da Costa.
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Six years old as the book begins, she has two small feelers atop her head which gyrate and slump, stiffen and droop, with her every passing feeling.
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Samykya Mukku rated it liked it Oct 11, Auneeta Suneeta Peres Da Costa. She learns her long division lesson via her father’s melancholy remark: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
What really stood out for me was the characterisation and the luxuriant to me language.