Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal

Blue Boy

Rakesh Satyal

276 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ reflective medium-paced


Meet Kiran Sharma: lover of music, dance, and all things sensual; son of immigrants, social outcast, spiritual seeker. A boy who doesn't quite understand his lot--until he realizes he's a god. . . As an only son, Kiran has obligations--to excel in...

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funny 100%
hopeful 100%
inspiring 100%
emotional 50%
reflective 50%


medium 66%
slow 33%

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