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Flatiron

9781250802026

STARRED REVIEW

The Book of Everlasting Things

In this absorbing novel, Aanchal Malhotra spins a bittersweet family saga of love, loss and connection.

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Review of ‘The Book of Everlasting Things’

As Aanchal Malhotra’s debut novel opens, it’s 1938 in the old walled city of Lahore, Hindustan (now Pakistan), and Samir Vij has just turned 10. He’s about to join the family perfume business as an apprentice; like his uncle Vivek, Samir has an unusually perceptive nose. On the other side of the…

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