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The Long Silence
The Long Silence
 
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Author : Shashi Deshpande
Publisher : Penguin Books
ISBN# : 978-0-14-012723-2
Pages : 196
Price :INR 200
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Her familiar existence disrupted, her husband`s reputation in question and their future as a family in jeopardy, Jaya, a failed writer, si haunted by memories of the past. Difference with her husband, frustrations in their seventeen-year-old marriage, disappointment in her two teenage children, the claustrophia of her childhood - all begin to surface. In her small suburban Bombay flat, Jaya grapples with these and other truths about herself - among them her failure at writing and her fear of anger... Shashi Despande gives us an exceptionally accomplished portrayal of a woman trying to erase a `long silence` begun in childhood and rooted in herself and in the constraints of her life.
 
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