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The Dark Holds No Terrors
The Dark Holds No Terrors
 
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Author : Shashi Deshpande
Publisher : A Penguin Original
ISBN# : 0-14-014598-2
Pages : 222
Price :INR 200
Offer Price:INR 178
 
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Years on, Sarita still remembers her mother’s bitter words uttered when as a little girl she was unable to save her younger brother from drowning. Now, her mother is dead and Sarita returns to the family home, ostensibly to take care of her father, but in reality to escape the nightmarish brutality her husband inflicts on her every night. In the quiet of her old father’s company Sarita reflect on the events of her life: her stultifying small town childhood, her domineering mother, her marriage to the charismatic young poet Manohar (who turns vicious when he realizes his career is going nowhere and that his wife has overtaken him professionally), her children….As she struggles with her emotions and anxieties, Sarita gradually realizes that there is more to life than dependency on marriage, parents and other such institutions – and she resolves to use her new found truths to make a better life for herself.
 
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