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That Long Silence (English, Paperback, Deshpande Shashi)

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That Long Silence  (English, Paperback, Deshpande Shashi)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Genre: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9780140127232, 0140127232
  • Pages: 204
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  • Shashi Deshpande, daughter of the renowned Kannada dramatist and Sanskrit scholar Shriranga, was born in Dharwad. At the age of fifteen she went to Mumbai, graduated in economics, then moved to Bangalore, where she gained a degree in law. Her writing career began in earnest only in 1970, initially with short stories, of which several volumes have been published. She is the author of four children`s books and seven previous novels, the best known of which are The Dark Holds No Terror, That Long Silence, which won the Sahitya Akademi award, and Small Remedies. Shashi started writing children`s stories for her two young sons. She recreated her own happy childhood in a small town in her first book, A Summer Adventure, and subsequently wrote two more adventure books. The Naraynpur Incident, her fourth book for children was based on th 1942 Quit India Movement.
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  • 198 mm
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  • 129 mm
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Why a woman is more than a daugther, wife or mother...

When it comes to being a woman, sacrifice of ambitions and personal self is a prerequisite of the patriarchal tradition. Jaya becomes the 'perfect wife' but we are not perfect beings and so she loses sight of the girl she once was and becomes merely a 'wife'.

She dreams of happiness within her family which is elusive for there is no real communication present. They are just people living together but not bonding together. She ends up hating her father who taught her to believe she was meant...
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Must Read...........

That Long Silence by Shashi Deshpande is a beautiful Indian feminist novel in English.This novel is about the journey of Jaya(protagonist) from the outer world to self. It is an expression of the plight of woman in the man dominating society. The society in which boys taught that they are the power while they are growing towards manhood and girls taught that they are listeners not speaker and they have to follow the man silently.The present novel tells us how Jaya find herself as Jaya and how...
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Terrible product

Maybe it's just me it just didn't have a flow . I didn't even understand what is it about ! Sooo couldn't even finished reading . It was just Soo boring and confusing
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Good choice

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Simply awesome

good
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Wonderful

nice product
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Classy product

very inspirational..
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Worth every penny

very good book must read once
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Mind-blowing purchase

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Awesome

I got the book neatly packed. I loved the book.
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Q:Is that in primary version and available in hindi version???
A:Yes Primary version and only available in english
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