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Give me the Moon

by Surendra Verma

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Language

English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

9788126041367 - Year: 2014 - Pages: 732

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Surendra Verma
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Pramila Garg
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2014
Language: English
Pages: 732
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126041367

Description

This book is English translation of Sahitya Akademi Award-winning Hindi novel Mujhe Chaand Chahiye by Surendra Verma.

Yashoda Sharina, a small town girl became Varsha Vashishth to achieve independence from orthodox society. In the process, she alienates her own family. Her struggle leads her to Bollywood and she becomes a big star.

One hit after other, winning accolades, world fame, she reaches the pinnacle in the professional front a professional high but her personal life remains muddled. She breaks up with Harsh and to overcome her loneliness becomes an unwed mother facing criticism from all quarters.

Here is a story of a woman who broke the shackles of society, to find herself.




About The Translator:

Pramila Garg is a former professor of English from Daulat Ram College, Delhi University. With a teaching career of more than 40 years, she has also published a book The Indian. Freedom Movement in Indian Fiction. Currently, she teaches communication skills at Auburn University.

Contents

Contents

PART I
1. The Poison Tree
2. Satrangi Indra Dhanush (A rainbow of Seven Colours)
3. Ramji’s Cow
4. Circle of Light in the Darkness
5. Accursed Somyamudra
6. After the Third Bell
7. Each One’s Own De?nition of Felicity
8. Friend, Philosopher and Guide
9. A Look of Longing at the Doors and the Walls
10. Hopeless Case
11. Mumtaz of Shahjahanpur
12. Back in the Captive’s Cell with the Same Old Jailor
13. My Groom is a Colourful Dandy
14. ‘Liye jati hai kahin ek tawakkoo Ghalib’ (An Expectation of Mine is taking me Somewhere, Ghalib)
15. From Shahjahanpur to Shahjahanabad

PART II
1. Emergence of the Iceberg from ‘Apne Apne Narak’
2. I am in Love
3. You Are Being Watched
4. My Life’s Third Page
5. Ideal Beloved Syndrome—The Shop of Mandi House
6. My Address in a Big City
7. Will You Cut the Shami Tree with Panjhpankhuri’s Edge?
8. Reon Mein Hai Rakshe Umar (The Age’s Horse is speeding)
9. Suicide in Andhernagri
10. Life: An Absurd Play
11. When Fortune Links with Someone in a Tragic Way
12. Personal De?nition of Love
13. Still How Much Torture
14. Lover of Theatre
15. The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner

PART III
1. Letters in a Strange Language
2. Varshaji’s Residence
3. Beautiful Mumbai, Green Mumbai
4. Sahyadri of Alienation
5. One’s Own Godfathers
6. 101, Silver Sand, the Arabian Sea My Next Door Neighbor
7. The Empire Strikes Back
8. Varshaji is in the Bathroom
9. Armano ke Mazaar par Dil ki Shama, The Ecology of Cine City
10. ‘In an As’-Power at Its Peak
11. Mangalmay Ho Milan Tumhara
12. Killing Fields
13. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
14. Gloomy Room
15. Emotional Widow

Epilogue
The De?nition of Love
Glossary

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