In a country where anything erotic becomes strictly hush-hush, Sreemoyee Piu Kundu pens Sita's Curse that boldly captures the essence of a woman who struggles with the shackles of a prudish society before breaking out and empowering herself with the freedom to reach out and explore what is denied to her.
Summary of the Book
The beautiful Meera Patel struggles under the weight of a dead marriage that far from satisfies her natural urges. She lets herself be bound in the confines of her household duties, managing to survive on mere memories and fantasies for fifteen years. When the stress of pretending to be the docile housewife that she is not gets to her, she breaks boundaries and defiantly explores the opportunity presented in the city of Mumbai to satisfy the cravings of mind, soul and body…. mostly body. The cataclysm that ensues changes her life forever - she has to choose between fighting a hypocritical society to make herself happy or bury her emotions forever.
About Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu is the former Lifestyle editor and PR head who is settled in Delhi. The full-time novelist has also penned Faraway Music and is working on a political tragedy entitled Rahula.
some reflections on sita's curse
Certified Buyer, Kolkatta
Must Read for all who believe in feminism
Certified Buyer, Allahabad
Certified Buyer, Gautam Buddha Nagar
Started off well, but lost the flow somewhere
Certified Buyer, Ghaziabad
Certified Buyer, East Godavari
Quite an effort !
Sita's Curse-much more than erotica
Certified Buyer, New Delhi
not as good as expected.
Certified Buyer, Greater Noida