Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. This chapter deals with a critical analysis of Sudha Murty‟s third novel Gently Falls the. Bakula published by Penguin Books India New Delhi in The major. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
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Rutuja marked it as to-read Feb 03, murhhy She suggests adoption, which is also promptly turned down. Her books have been translated int Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon in north Karnataka.
She opines that divorce is an instrument of remarriage and hence is not interested in it. May 01, Umang rated it really liked it.
The suda is simple, follows a single plot and focuses on the two main characters only. I’m not very fond of the characters. Sometimes I felt I wanted to understand Shrimati a little more, zudha other than that the characters are well thought out and written.
In the beginning of their lives together even Shrikant insists her to join in a college and continue her studies and research. After reading the other few i feel that her women should become more stronger. Become a LibraryThing Author. The author beautifully describes their love, the caring and the longingness that they share for each other.
Shweta Deshmukh rated it sucha liked it Feb 28, But I somehow felt that she was not at all judgmental about any of the characters. Be with people who make you happy and respect you. Of aspirations suppressed for long. It is a simple book, a simple story, told beautifully.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Initially men work for money but soon, money becomes unimportant.
Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review
Although you can pretty much guess the plot, but one should read for the simplicity of the plot. Shrikant joins an IT company and starts rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Swapnil Bankar rated it it was amazing Oct 22, He was successful in his professional life but failed to keep his toe high in his love life. I loved the way Sudha murthy wrote the book, simple English, no high-flying words and a very strong message.
It is in the city that the marriage starts going downhill. The husband-wife duo are very down to earth, and involved in philanthropy, besides managing one of the largest IT companies in India.
Power is like liquor. Gently Falls the Bakula Embed. At the end of the book, the couple is well advanced in their years, but Shrimati remained a girl in my mind.
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Ever thought of these things? This when she decides that she has to become a student once more to give a meaning to her life, to do something to makes her happy. Her stories are always rather plain but what attracts me to them is the depth of her characters and the complexities of their relationships.
He puts all his passion and love for his job. Women according to Indian traditions and so to say many other world cultures are supposed to stay at home ,cook and take care of the family willingly or unwillingly.
It leaves no one in surprise when they come first and second respectively in the final Board exams. What adhered me to the book was the Simplicity of the love story. Paperbackpages. Shrimati, in desperation, tries to get Shrikant to give her some time, but gets chided by him.
I liked the book as it highlights the little joys that we miss out daily running the regular routine.
A simple but riveting story of a well educated and well to-do couple, where post marriage the husband takes the center stage while the wife fades in the background. Neither let go of your self-respect nor let anyone question your existence.
Do read it; it would definitely act murtgy a wakeup call. Newer Post Older Post Home. It begins when both Shrikant and Shrimati are students of Model High School, Hubli and revolves around their competitiveness in both curricular and extra curricular activities in school. Yojana Shinde-bhorkade rated it liked it Aug 01, Written nearly three decades ago, Sudha Murty’s first novel remains startlingly relevant in its scrutiny of modern values and work ethics.