French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after getting married to Kishanlal, a restaurant. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin – book cover, description, publication history. French Lover by Taslima Nasrin, the Bangladeshi author. Read this article to know more about the major themes in the novel. Read more on.
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Most of the story speaks the truth about the rudimentary lifestyle of an Indian homemaker and how any woman leading such a life can opt out of it on will.
Daniella and Benoire are the next major characters who helps to develop the story. On taalima other side faslima can say that writer has portrayed a woman who is so much disturbed by the society and her rule, betray by her love and in search of love she always conned by people.
The blurb leads one to expect that French Lover is fascinating glimpse into the workings of a woman’s mind, her struggle to come to terms with her own identity, a woman’s attempt to come to terms with a foreign culture. The protagonist of the story, Neela’s entry to a bt land and her initial cultural shock is portrayed brilliantly.
Lovwr loved the book. After several heartaches, bre The blurb may lead one into expecting a typical south-asian-immigrant-problems narrative,sadly the book is anything but that. A whole new world has been opened for Nila and she finds herself falling in love with Dupont.
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She is a die-hard bookworm and has read more books than she can count. I think I set the bar too high. Feel free to disagree Nila does not stand out all; she is more like a log of wood drifting aimlessly with the current.
Mar 03, Lakshmi Mohan rated it liked it. But when she doesn’t get what she’s expected from ex-boyfriend to her married man she has gone wild. After her mother’s death Nila has the option of staying back in Kolkata or return to her aimless life in Paris.
Chaitali, Benoir and his wife tells about a woman who is willing to give her husband toanother woman for the sake of love. The blurb may lead one into expecting a typical south-asian-immigrant-problems narrative,sadly the book is anything but that. She moves to Paris after she marries Kishan Lal, a restaurant owner.
Nilanjana or Nila as she is often called in the book, is a Bengali girl from Kolkata. The way the protagonist claims her personal freedom towards the c A good one!! I agree this book must be better than Lajja, which I finished reading a couple of days ago. She inspires very little sympathy and absolutely no curiosity. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme. Finally, when she cannot take it anymore she stages a petulant walk-out.
I don’t say she is a slut. In my point of view “you have just written whatever came to your mind. It may be not necessarily from unknown men but the men of their own familyand men who happened to be their friends. Can’t say I recommend it.
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In her passionate, sexually liberating relationship with Benoir, she finally begins to have an inkling of her own desires. The frenxh ends when Nilanjana realizes that Benoir’s first priority is himself and not the woman he loves, and that her need for him has ended. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. There was a lack of substance and story in Lajja. They will just see it what they want to see.
Paris in a Trance.
Taslima Nasrin’s French Lover: Self-actualisation
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. My library Help Advanced Book Search. In her passionate, sexually liberating relationship with Benoir, she finally begins to have an inkling of her own desires. Monique Mathew, the French citizen turned Indian,after marrying an Indian, travels from France to India in the hope of living with herloving husband forever. I am not disappointed by the book but I found that there are a lot of books by Indian writers which amazed me.
Oct 27, Madhura rated it did not like it. I was left perplexed at the end. However, she feels trapped and olver in her loveless marriage and yearns for independence.
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