In the southern Indian state of Kerala, Najeeb's dearest wish is to work in a Persian Gulf country and earn enough money to send some back home. One day, he finally achieves this dream, only to be propelled by a series of incidents--grim and absurd--into a slave-like existence, herding goats in the middle of the Saudi desert. Memories of his loving family and of the lush, verdant landscape of his village haunt Najeeb, whose only solace is the companionship of goats. In the end, the lonely young man is forced to contrive a ...

Goat Days 2016, Seagull Books

ISBN-13: 9780857423955

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Goat Days 2012, Prhi

ISBN-13: 9780143433019

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