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Mounathin Kural       (TAMIL)
Mounathin Kural (TAMIL)

Mounathin Kural (TAMIL)

by Shashi Deshpande

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Product ID:30131

Language

Tamil

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

8126006536 - Year: 2008 - Pages: 223

Binding

Paperback

Shashi Deshpande
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Author: Shashi Deshpande
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Vasanthi
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2008
Language: Tamil
Pages: 223
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126006536

Description

Jay's life comes apart at the seams when her husband is asked to leave his job while allegations of business malpractice against him are investigated.

Her familiar existence disrupted, her husband's reputation in question and their future as a family in jeopardy, Jaya, a failed writer, is haunted by memories of the past. Differences with her husband, frustrations in their seventeen-year-old marriage, disappointment in her two teenage children, the claustrophia of her childhood—all begin to surface.

In her small suburban Bombay flat, Jaya grapples with these and other truths about herself—among them her failure at writing and her fear of anger.

Shashi Deshpande gives us an exceptionally accomplished portrayal of a woman trying to erase a 'long silence' begun in childhood and rooted in herself and in the constraints of her life.

COMMENTS:

A finely drawn, diaphanous portrayal of the endemic imbalance in a marriage…’
— New Society

‘The novel’s strength lies in its compassion, its tolerance and understanding of human relationships.’
—The Times Literary Supplement

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