Books by Deepak Unnikrishnan (1)

Temporary People

Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan EN

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"Guest workers of the United Arab Emirates embody multiple worlds and identities and long for home in a fantastical debut work of fiction, winner of the inaugural Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing.… The author's crisp, imaginative prose packs a punch, and his whimsical depiction of characters who oscillate between two lands on either side of the Arabian Sea unspools the kind of immigrant narratives that are rarely told. An enchanting, unparalleled anthem of displacement and repatriation." —Kirkus Reviews In the United Arab Emirates, foreign nationals constitute over 80 percent of ... continue