Copyright ©1985 by Dominique Lapierre; Copyright (P)1991 Dove Audio
"This book is a magnificent homage to the courage of the poorest of the poor." (Mother Teresa of Calcutta)
Each book I've read by Dominique Lapierre, leaves me 'in awe'! Beyond Love, magnificent also. The City of Joy, I just could not stop listening to it. I have purchased the book for two friends, whom I know will find this book so beautiful and will keep it close to their hearts.
No I wouldn't listen again, but I might read the book.
The strength and hope shown by people living under such appalling conditions.
No, unless he used a less soppy tone in what he was reading.
That once the slum area had become known because of the work being done there, it changed, not always to the benefit of the inhabitants.
Having just read a history of the East India Company and Britain's colonial occupation of India, the narrative of this book illustrates so completely the damage perpetrated by foreign powers sucking the wealth out of nations.
It has been one of the better ones I've listened to
The rickshaw drivers determination to make a life for his family at all costs
Just like the title city of joy
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