Sangita, head of Penn Urimai – an NGO for downtrodden, homeless and abused women – was not always this successful and confident...
Born and brought up in the city of Madras and widowed at just twenty, Sangita builds an iron wall around herself till she meets Gautam who makes her aware of her sensuousness and charms. But Sangita not only has to fight her family’s orthodox and outdated rules, but also her own inhibitions and hesitations before she can walk into the future with her blue-eyed lover.
Will Gautam be able to solve Sangita’s dilemma or will she be forever trapped in her past?
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An affair to remember!
I have literally grown up on a staple of romantic novels, hungrily chomping on anything and everything that has love printed across it, whether in bold prints or fine! Reading ‘The Madras Affair’, I realized that I will always be a sucker for romance and that one can never be too old for it…Ever! This ooh-so-endearing book by Sundari Venkatraman had me in ‘hook-line-and-sinker’ from the word go! Whether it was the nubile Sangita and her 'will-she-won’t-she' moments, or the sexy Gautam causing...
The Madras Affair is unlike any other books of Sundari’s books I have read. In this she touches a very sensitive yet pertinent subject.
Even though we live in the 22nd century, we do have ultra-orthodox and conservative people like Radha and Gopal who curse their fate for having a daughter who is not only widowed but also beautiful and who make it a point to make everyone's life miserable. They live by - "what society thinks!" forgetting that they are the society.
STORYLINE: Interesting. A simple yet strong one, this story of Sangita and Gautam Sinclair is not all about falling head over heels for someone. Instead it conveys something more. It is a take on society, its aversion towards the hapless widow, false egos, selfish motives, outdated rituals, false notions, etc……… It is also a call to the victimized to stand up for their rights and enjoy life and love. The story would have been another run-of-the-mill romance, another Mills & Boons book if the ...