Book ‘The Bandit Queens’ by Parini Shroff

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A young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful — until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands—in this razor-sharp debut. “Shroff captures the complexity of female friendship with acuity, wit, and a certain kind of magic irreverence... The Bandit Queens is tender, unpredictable, and brimming with laugh-out-loud moments.” –Téa Obreht, New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife Geeta’s no-good husband disappeared five years ago. She didn’t kill him, but everyone thinks she did — no matter how much she protests. But she soon discovers that being known as a “self-made” widow has some surprising perks. No one messes with her...
Publisher: Ballantine Books (January 17, 2023)  Pages: 352 pages  ISBN-10: 059349895X  ISBN-13: 978-0593498958  ASIN:‎ B09X52JNQ4

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Author’s biography: Parini Shroff received her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a practicing attorney and currently lives in the Bay Area. The Bandit Queens is her debut novel.