A Burning, the debut novel by Megha Majumdar, is pack with exceptionally fine writing

By Christine Kearney
June 13 2020 - 12:00am
  • A Burning, by Megha Majumdar. Scribner. $29.99.

Freedom is the sweet air which the characters in A Burning are all gasping for, and it will prove illusory for most of the cast and crowd of extras in this taut, exceptionally paced debut.

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