literature by a promising writer such as Chitra Divakaruni. The title of this fine volume of short stories disturbed me at first. Although Arranged Marriage does not. Although Chitra Divakaruni’s poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her “luminous, exquisitely crafted prose” (Ms.) that is quickly making her one. Although Chitra Divakaruni’s poetry has won praise and awards for many years, Arranged Marriage, her first collection of stories, spent five weeks on the San.

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Sahabat sekaligus rival masa remajanya, Mrinal, meneleponnya dan mengatakan ingin bertemu. Beautiful collection of short stories. I’m not denying the issues faced by women, especially when they’re forced to get in marriages.

Ia berkata ia puas dengan yang dimilikinya, puas dengan pandangan divakarunl laki-laki yang dijumpainya, dan ia tak mau merosot menjadi seorang ibu rumah tangga.

Also there is arrannged story here is ditto as the book by the same author Sisters Of My Heartand this part is exactly annoying that the story also ends on the same lines. Great story to see others’ life perspectives.

Although I loved them all, I liked Meeting Mrinal the best. I had never seen her cry in the daytime before, and it frightened me, because somehow I”d always believed that daytime was a safe time etories which dark night things couldn”t intrude.


Next, the book should be read by all other women of different backgrounds, communities, and ages, who have similar barriers in life. I liked the two stories particularly-one of the woman whose husband runs a supermarket and the other is that of a girl wanting to adopt a son. No brief summary can really do justice to mafriage collection, which is full of unexpected developments and charming characters.

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Stories” entirely and focus on good South Asian writers I generally steer away from “Short Stories”, but the subject matter of these stories totally sucked me in. The first thing I noticed was that she was crying. Apr 15, Simona rated it liked it. In that aspect, this book certainly didn’t disappoint. Pada awalnya aku menduga bahwa mungkin penulis ingin menyelipkan ide-ide feminisme dalam kumpulan ceritanya. Themes include assimilation, love, separation, power, tradition, culture, piety, and much more.

The husbands are neglectful, dismissive, disrespectful, traditional, and the wives are lonely, oppressed, melancholy, traditional. Later there were fields and fields of green so bright that when I closed my eyes the color pulsed inside my lids, and ponds with clusters bxnerjee tiny purple flowers floating on them. But bnaerjee, everybody’s story is different. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Penerjemah: Pakaian Sumita, seperti gadis India divzkaruni umumnya, menunggu pinangan dari laki-laki yang datang untuk memilih calon pengantin.


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Rohinton Mistry comes to mind. It’s the stories that pull the book down to two stars. I would like to highlight the fact that there are two-three stories with strong women characters but what divakarunii to them later is left for the readers to imagine.

To earn money for her education, she held many odd jobs, including babysitting, selling merchandise in an Indian boutique, slicing bread in a bakery, and washing instruments in a science lab. But maybe she”d been saving up for this trip for a long time. See all books by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Sep 16, Rachel rated it it was amazing.

If this book was a person, I would tell it: Aug 24, Aparna rated it it was ok. Mereka memiliki anak laki-laki usia remaja bernama Dinesh yang gandrung akan musik metal. Top Reviews Most banerjes Top Reviews.