Beggar's Feast

Beggar's Feast

Book - 2011
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A novel about family, pride, ambition, and about what it takes for one man to make something out of nothing is set on a gorgeous, troubled island caught between tradition and modernity. "Begger's Feast" establishes Boyagoda as a major voice in international literature.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada, 2011
ISBN: 9780670065639
Characteristics: 311 pages ;,24 cm.

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* Alta Vista Sep 20, 2011

Randy Boyagoda will read from Beggar's Feast at the Nepean Centrepointe Library, 1101 Centrepointe on Sat Nov 19th, 2011, 2:30-3:30. Don't miss this chance to meet the author!

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myvancouverlibrary
Sep 11, 2011

I agree that this a hard read and seems to be really disconnected in the story line and characters..

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rrrobbie
Jul 09, 2011

Hard to read. Too many gaps and lines to read between.

Not until 2/3 through the book did it truly catch my interest.

Central character was pitiable at first but became very unlikable. Was not honest with himself or others

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