• Beautiful Lie

  • By: Irfan Master
  • Narrated by: Neil Shah
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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By: Irfan Master
Narrated by: Neil Shah
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Publisher's Summary

"Everybody lies. We all do it. Many years ago I told one lie that has taken on a life of its own."

In India in 1947 the country is coming apart - and so is 13-year-old Bilal's life. He is determined to protect his dying father from the news of Partition, news that he knows will break his father's heart. With spirit and determination, and with the help of his good friends, Bilal builds an elaborate deception, even printing false pages of the local newspaper to hide the signs of national unrest. All Bilal wants is for his father to die in peace. But that means Bilal has a very complicated relationship with the truth.

This extraordinarily rich debut novel brings to life a key moment in history and touches on the importance of tolerance, love, and family.

©2011 Irfan Master (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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  • 08-15-22

A beautiful and moving story

This beautiful story pulls you in and carries you along on a moving and frightening journey for 13 year old Bilal. The writing flows and the story is so visual, it was easy to picture the scene. The narration was lovely and a perfect match for the wonderful story. Highly recommended.