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When you die in your own filth: review of Badami's The Hero's Walk

Here’s the thing: home is supposed to make your insides flutter. Home is supposed to be a place of comfort, and a place of joy. Home is supposed to be filled with happy memories and warm images of your parents in the dining room. 489 more words

Book Review

Of Mothers and Daughters (Tamarind Mem by Anita Rau Badami

The novel opens with this bit of narrative. Kamini is studying in Calgary (what her mother, still in India, calls “that Calgary North Pole place”), but most of the story unfolds in India, beginning when Kamini is only six years old. 506 more words

Eclectic Reader

Anita Rau Badami's — Hero's Walk *****

What happens when you lose the most precious person in your life — a daughter? This is the agonizing dilemma Sripathi, living in India, finds himself in when he learns of his daughter and her husband’s death in Canada. 40 more words

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In My Hands Today...

Tamarind Woman – Anita Rau Badami

Kamini has recently moved from India to Canada. Plunged into the past by acrimonious telephone calls and odd postcards from her mother, she tries to make sense of the eccentric family she has left behind. 104 more words