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‘Tigress’ by Jessica Mookherjee -Reviewed

'Tigress' Jessica Mookherjee

Nine Arches Press

ISBN 978-1911027720

Jessica Mookherjee's collection explores family life between Bengal, Wales and London, the displacement that accompanies migration, transformation and growing up in a culture between two countries. 'The Welcome' is about her father,
'he unpacks - smells of his mother,
spice, news of war.
 
           He listens to the Rolling Stones, wants for something
           more than Tagore, more than rituals of flowers ...

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