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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This was her debut novel written three decades ago.

Gently Falls the Bakula

I would recommend this book to people to realise how we do the same, maybe not to our partners but to our parents or friends and family. Like in a whirlpool, it is difficult to come out of it.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 55 33. Hemant Bhere marked it as to-read Mar 21, And nurthy is lacking in her life right now.

My aunt knows of her from when she lived in Dubai, and I often hear the story of how they maintained their own ba For more book reviews, visit I Read, Ergo I Write A quick word on the author The best thing I liked in the novel was the ending. It is in the shade of the Bakula tree that the youngsters fall in love. Avadhoot Adawale rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Now I see her as a writer, an individual.


Sagara Teeram: Book Summary – Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty

A brilliantly written novel, felt a little “Feminist” but it was needed to express the feelings bakjla women who mhrthy intelligent and capable in her own standards. After a long time, Shrimati realized, it is not her life she has to do something for her. Sonali Bhagwat marked it as to-read Nov 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Media Gently Falls the Bakula.

He puts all his passion and love for his job.

What does she do with the self realization? The contradictions made through and between the two protagonists- Shrimati and Shriman- are beautiful yet very real. C6 1 fiction 3 Gently Falls The Bakula 1 i-own-this-book 1 Indian authors 1 read in 1 to-read 1. The scene when they meet each other on train by chance and kept holding hands!

And Shrimati became just a tool to help him in his basic needs.

The ideologies, the family rivalry, the typical mother-in-law and sister-in-law vs daughter-in-law enmity, the misconceptions about educational qualifications, and the practices surrounding marriage and match making are all very familiar. And she cannot blame anyone else for this. Or will they go their own ways?


Symbolism plays a huge role in the story. Shinrinyoku rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Raees is currently reading it Dec 20, Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married. Priyanka marked it as to-read Apr 08, Your email address will not be suvha. Shrimati loves History so chooses this, while Shrimaan selected the subjects which can make him go in IT field.

Sayali rated it it was ok Jun 07, The ending could not have been better.

They are neighbours, share the same surname but their families do not get along with each other. It reminds that sacrifices should come from both partners in a relationship, and not so much that the relationship itself becomes a giant hassle that is eating up each instance or source of happiness.

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