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The Weight of Our Sky A Music Loving Teen With OCD Does Everything She Can To Find Her Way Back To Her Mother During The Historic Race Riots In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, In This Heart Pounding Literary Debut Melati Ahmad Looks Like Your Typical Movie Going, Beatles Obsessed Sixteen Year Old Unlike Most Other Sixteen Year Olds Though, Mel Also Believes That She Harbors A Djinn Inside Her, One Who Threatens Her With Horrific Images Of Her Mother S Death Unless She Adheres To An Elaborate Ritual Of Counting And Tapping To Keep Him Satisfied A Trip To The Movies After School Turns Into A Nightmare When The City Erupts Into Violent Race Riots Between The Chinese And The Malay When Gangsters Come Into The Theater And Hold Movie Goers Hostage, Mel, A Malay, Is Saved By A Chinese Woman, But Has To Leave Her Best Friend Behind To Die On Their Journey Through Town, Mel Sees For Herself The Devastation Caused By The Riots In Her Village, A Neighbor Tells Her That Her Mother, A Nurse, Was Called In To Help With The Many Bodies Piling Up At The Hospital Mel Must Survive On Her Own, With The Help Of A Few Kind Strangers, Until She Finds Her Mother But The Djinn In Her Mind Threatens Her Ability To Cope


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4 thoughts on “The Weight of Our Sky

  1. Berni Berni says:

    This is a fascinating book, both from the main character s OCD, which she attributes to having a Djinn inside her, and a look at a week of horrible violence in 1969 Malaysia Melita is 16 years old and just wants to have a good time at the movies with her best friend, Saf Instead, she is caught up in horrific violence.She spends much of the book trying to be reunited with her mother, a nurse, and expending much energy trying to h


  2. MissHannigan MissHannigan says:

    This book gets everything right the deep, complex relationships and emotions the complicated racial and political landscape of 1969 Malaysia and especially main character Melati s struggles with OCD It s also a tense, suspenseful page turner on top of all that I tried to stop reading it at midnight and couldn t stop until I finished it all in one night Though it was about an event in history I didn t know much about, it resonated with


  3. Crystal Crystal says:

    Melati faces demons daily, but when the race riots begin, her challenges are multiplied The book opens with Melati explaining that by the end of the school day, her mother has died seventeen times A djinn has shown her visions of many, many different ways her mother could die if Melati does not obey its commands She tries to keep the visions at bay, but is not very successful Being in Melati s head is frustrating and a bit torturous She has a


  4. academics20193.se Customer academics20193.se Customer says:

    I came here to review this book as soon as I finished because it s exceptional and the world deserves to know it.As the author mentions in the content warning note, the subject matter is heavy, but the book still finds ways to show the beauty of humanity alongside the extreme ugliness of violence and hatred and gives glimmers of hope and joy and love amongst the wreckage and despairThis story is beautifully written The writing is captivating, the ch


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