|No of pages||339|
|Book Publisher||Random House India|
|Published Date||01 Apr 2011|
Author : Manju Kapur9 Books
Manju Kapur is the author of four novels. Her first, Difficult Daughters, won the Commonwealth Prize for First Novels (Eurasia Section) and was a number one bestseller in India.
Her second novel A Married Woman was called 'fluent and witty' in the Independent, while her third, Home, was described as 'glistening with detail and emotional acuity' in the Sunday Times. Her most recent novel, The Immigrant, has been longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. She lives in New Delhi.
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Bandari all, the patriarch of a family - run cloth business in Karol Bagh is a believer in the old ways. Men work out of the home, women within. Men carry forward the family line, women able their mission. But all is not as it seems.
His two sons may unquestioningly follow their father in business and in life, but their wives will not. Neither will his grand daughter who is determined to strike her own path. In the midst of these tensions, a secret emerges which threatens the old - fashioned family to its foundations.