That Long Silence (Paperback)


Shashi Deshpande

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That Long Silence Book Description

Jayas life comes apart at the seams when her husband is asked to leave his job while allegations of business malpractice against him are investigated.

Her familiar existence disrupted, her husbands reputation in question and their future as a family in jeopardy, Jaya, a failed writer, is haunted by memories of the past. Differences with her husband, frustrations in their seventeen-year-old marriage, disappointment in her two teenage children, the claustrophia of her childhoodall begin to surface. In her small suburban Bombay flat, Jaya grapples with these and other truths about herselfamong them her failure at writing and her fear of anger 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.

A book that will change lives. Unforgettable.
The Evening Post

A finely drawn, diaphanous portrayal of the endemic imbalance in a marriage
New Society

The novels strength lies in its compassion, its tolerance and understanding of human relationships.
The Times Literary Supplement

Book Details

Title: That Long Silence
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Author: Shashi Deshpande
Edition: Paperback
Language: English


No. of Pages: 200
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to India, Sri Lanka.

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