A Silence of Desire

Kamala Markandaya

A Silence of Desire

A Silence of Desire

  • Title: A Silence of Desire
  • Author: Kamala Markandaya
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover


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'A Silence of Desire' is seemingly about the turmoils in the life of a government clerk, after his routine is shattered one day when he finds his wife missing when he returns home from work. Furthermore, he also realises later that the reason she had given for her absence was not the truth. He suspects his wife of infidelity. Much flustered, and not helped by the discussions happening in his office on the social mores of womenfolk, he follows her and finds out something, which to him becomes a m [...]

Markandaya gives us an intense study of a man locked into a spiral of decline brought out by his own suspicions. The story is made all the more poignant by the character's core goodness and his honesty. He struggles, as do we all, to be a better man than he is. As a result, this story draws us in. The ending is immensely satisfying in its believability and the power of the lesson learned by our protagonist.

I read this book for my South Asian Women Writers class, and I have to say, I enjoyed it a lot. It was a lot less dynamic than the other books we read, much slower and introspective. I really enjoyed it. It's really an interesting perspective on a marriage, in my opinion.

बेहतरीन कहानी एक दिन घर आने पर दांडेकर को उसकी बीवी सरोजिनी घर पर नहीं मिलती बापस आने पर जो कहानी वो कहती है उस पर दांडेकर को विश्वास नहींशक और इंसानी फितरत को दर्शा देने वाला उत्तम उपन्यास

Don't remember the story well, but I know I liked this tale of a family and a tragedy.

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