Author: Monica Ali
Publication Year: 2003
This well-articulated novel deals with the life of two Bangladeshi sisters who are closer in age but not in their ideals. They both move to London when Nazneen is married to an older man who she does not love, meanwhile, Hasina is married to her lover. Both their marriages are failures which makes them ponder on their lives which were muddled with culture, duty and hardships while dealing with Muslim identity in a foreign land.