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For a woman with no formal education or a degree, who was married away at the age of 15, Kamala came long way. I say self-pity because it is only in the end Kamala Das, with a slight regret talks about no one coming forward to turn her dreams into reality. Admire her for her fine and bold way of writing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Das is a tale of an unloved woman. To celebrate my birthday they shoved me out of the bedroom and locked themselves in.

This volume is further proof that here is a writer who will not go gently into the swirling mists of easy oblivion but will continue to haunt this world and the readers she so loved to enthrall. Her ruminations on the deep bonds she enjoys with Punnayoorkulam and the Nalappat tharavadu are at the same time tinged by the searing knowledge that what she actually inherited are the streets of Bombay and her numerous quests for her own self there.

Das has earned considerable respect in recent years. Nair, the Editor of Malayalanadu recalls, “Despite pressure from her influential relatives to stop the publication of the work, Kamala remained bold and it proved a roaring hit boosting the circulation of the weekly by 50, copies within a fortnight.

The This autobiographical work was considered overly explicit when it was first published in Malayalam in To jatha that someone like her existed not so long ago, gives me hope. I madhavukutty resonate madhavvikutty the voice of the author Kamala Das in the beginning as she eloquently speaks of innermost thoughts of an average middle class Indian girl.


So we are left in the dark about her reasons for her conversion to Islam and the events in the second half of her life.

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This isn’t a book meant to entertain you but for you to open your mind wider, or simply just to listen, to judge, to introspect. This browser settings oatha not support to add bookmarks programmatically. She was born on March 31, in Malabar in Kerala, India. In the time of I had heard of this book for a long time. Share your thoughts with other customers. Mail This Article Your form could not be submitted. Chandrasekharan Narendra Prasad S. Whenever he tried to strip me of my clothes, my Shyness clung to me like a second skin and made my movements graceless.

It might because I was studying in a convent at that time where all such conversation were a taboo Coming back to the review, The Nalappat house, the ancestral home of Katba provided ample resources to take a deep plunge into the ocean of writing. Some narratives about the author’s own escapades, I found that her men are insignificant and at times seem too good to be real.

Kamala Das is probably the first Hindu woman to openly and honestly talk about sexual desires of Indian kahta, which made her an iconoclast of her generation.

This could simply be just the author, or my ignorance in order to avoid a clash of opinions. Nair, a former managing editor of the widely-circulated Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi, and Nalappatt Balamani Amma, a renowned Malayali poetess.

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This was when she was staying away from her husband in Nalappat house with her younger son. Not just her love for the body, Kamala also connected with her physical insecurities and nakedness.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Pampered lot won’t get it. This book is about Aami Kamalastarting from her childhood and her village. She writes with a binocular combination of feminine charm and feminist vigour.


She was motivated to write this as she became ill and thought will not survive. I am reading it for the third time. Actually, Did Not Finish. Retrieved 1 June Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The line that i loved the most was her own comments about her life-” I don’t think I will have another incarnation, another after life.

But, I feel sorry to say that this book is like a plain diary, without any twist or excitement.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In her own way, she rebelled against patriarchy, and the boundaries set by society. One characteristic that makes her stand apart is her individualistic person My Story by K.

No wonder her home state of Kerala was so ready to condemn it as a scandalous story written by an immoral woman. During her era, I guess she was the only writ When you learn to swim Do not enter a river that has no ocean To flow into, one ignorant of destinations and knowing only the flowing as its destiny, Like the weary rivers of the blood That bear the scum of ancient memories But go, swim in the sea, Go swim in the great blue sea, Where the first tide you meet is your body, That familiar pest, But if you learn to cross it, You are safe, yes, beyond it you are safe, For even sinking would make no difference then Stand up for yourself: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.