ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 3, 2012
A Golden Age
By (author) Tahmima Anam
Spring, 1971, East Pakistan. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for her beloved children, Sohail and Maya. Her young family is growing up fast, and Rehana wants to remember this day forever. But out on the hot city streets, something violent is brewing. As the civil war develops, a war which will eventually see the birth of Bangladesh, Rehana struggles to keep her children safe and finds herself facing a heartbreaking dilemma.
Reviews of A Golden Age
A real page-turner, with a bravura, heart-stopping ending – Sunday Telegraph
Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her first novel, A Golden Age, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Costa First Novel Award, and was the winner of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book. She is also author of The Good Muslim. She lives in London.