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The novel has its links with the character of Mahashweta in Banabhatta’s classic work, ‘Kadambari’. While Banabhatta made it a happy ending. Mahashweta by Sudha Murthy.. Sudha Murthy, Novels, Reading, Book Title, The Mother I Never Knew – Sudha Murty Sudha Murthy, Book Title, New Books. Mahashweta, by Sudha Murthy, is one such book. It is a simple story of a simple girl with simple aspirations, who wants to lead a simple life. Her name is.

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Sagara Teeram: Book Summary – Mahashweta by Sudha Murty

Jul 25, Fatima rated it really liked it. As could be expected, she gets shunned by her in-laws, with her husband proving to be utterly uncaring. Later she moves to Mumbai with the help of her friend and works as a lecturer. Meanwhile, she also puts a hy to the advances from another suitor, saying she does not want to put herself into the troubles of married life again.

This site uses cookies. I have become a true fan of Mrs Murty’s writing. But it is not only a page turner but also an eye opener.

She turns him out of the house. And those who isolate people with skin problems, and judge solely on physical appearances, maahshweta Why is it that facial beauty is still considered the first and foremost condition for marriage?

How else can you explain it, when a fast-bowler, known more for off-field antics than on-field heroics, one who cannot even write a proper tweet without making OK. Anand went to abroad for further study. One fine day Anupama saw an unfortunate white spot on his skin on Simplicity has always been a speciality yb Sudha Murthy’s writings.


Return to Book Page. I cannot live without him, and for his sake I’m ready to renounce everything. On the last day of his stay, when Satya talks about not marrying the person one loves, Anu relates her story to him and tells him that occasional failure makes an individual more mature.

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Anupama is bby quintessential Indian heroine, her beauty sans pareil, her intelligence of highest order, everything about her good and lovely. Anand, an assistant surgeon with Dr. Murthy wanted to express.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It’s pleasing to watch Anupama rejecting Anand’s approval and rejecting the other marriage proposals. The female protagonist Anupama who has met her match a handsome Dr.

He confirms leukoderma or vitiligo, tells her that the burning of the skin was only a murtty and that the belief that it was hereditary was medically not yet established. Anu offers to cook for him and nurse him back to health. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


There are a lot of stories that revolve around the diseases like cancer, color blindness and so much more but I feel that this book is contrary. It brings out the fact that when a woman is strong, confident and financially independent, nothing can come in her way. Views Read Edit View history. I disliked his family. Lost, Anupama heads to Bombay, where she makes a living for herself.


Seldom you come across a mufty novel which leaves you in tears. Anand leaves to England for higher studies while Anupama discovers white patches on her leg.

This book proved me wrong completely.

I got a hint about this book from Sudha Murty’s own book ‘Wise and Otherwise’ as a part of one of her stories. Skip to content The Reader Planet …where reading is the world!!! Overall it was a fantastic read and somewhat an eye opener. These are some of the tender qualities that have been reflected beautifully in this book in th There are very few books which make you cry or compel you to think about your stand on certain social issues and taboos – this book in one of them.

In this story she clearly explains how insensitively our society behaves towards a person who is suffering from Vitiligo, educated or not! This book deals with the sensitive topic of ‘vitiligo’ and how despite being a harmless condition of depigmentation it destroys lives and hopes and ostracises one from society and friends.

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