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The Artist of Disappearance

The Museum of Final Days, on my reading list for a long time so I was quite pleased to find it in Desai’s collection of three novellas titled, … 372 more words


Spotlight on India: Firdaus Parvez

Today we continue our series of Spotlight interviews featuring writing around the world. Our aim is to chat with a few of the Flash! Friday writers from all parts of the globe to help us know our own community a bit better. 1,652 more words


Fasting, Feasting - Anita Desai

Fasting, Feasting is about women’s life and men’s life, life in India and life in America. You’ll find out that what you’ve been told about Indian women’s life is true: their only destiny is to become good wives. 142 more words


Mussoorie’s Magic

Maybe it’s the smell of the deodar, seeping through the current, through our nostrils, into our bloodstreams, and up into our minds, igniting a sense of creativity and adventure like none other. 651 more words

Fire on the Mountain

Status: Read from Aug 25 to Aug 27, 2015
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
My rating:  /5
Author:  Anita Desai


Gone are the days when Nanda Kaul watched over her family and played the part of Vice-Chancellor’s wife. 904 more words


Clear Light Of Day by Anita Desai

The story portrays the dynamics of relationships among the members of Das family in Old Delhi. With the added setting of India – Pakistan partition at its background, the book attempts to capture the sentiments of the people and society of that time. 447 more words


Isn’t it strange how life won’t flow, like a river, but moves in jumps, as if it were held back by locks that are opened now and then to let it jump forwards in a kind of flood?

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