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Day 30: Anita Desai (born 1937), an Indian novelist, has been shortlisted for Great Britain’s prestigious Booker prize on three occasions. Her first novel ‘Cry, the peacock’ focused on the suppression and oppression of Indian women.

Anita Desai, original name Anita Mazumdar, (born June 24, 1937, Mussoorie, India), English-language Indian novelist and author of children’s books who excelled in evoking character and mood through visual images ranging from the meteorologic to the botanical. Born to a German mother and Bengali father, Desai grew up speaking German, Hindi, and English. She received a B.A. in English from the University of Delhi in 1957. The suppression and oppression of Indian women were the subjects of her…

A must read Book by Anita Desai ! – esperantomoumita27

Fire on the mountains by Anita Desai Total pages- 176 Genre – Fiction About the Author Anita Desai was born and brought up in India and has written widely for both adults and children. She ha…

Critically Acclaimed Authors Who Never Win Prizes

This week marks the release of Anita Desai’s newest book, The Artist of Disappearance , a set of three beautiful novellas revolving around the shifting tides of Indian culture in past and present. We love Desai’s work, and we know critics love her…

The 2 dialogues I've added here are from the "The Village By The Sea" by Anita Desai.

The 2 dialogues I've added here are from the "The Village By The Sea" by Anita Desai.

Quotations by Anita Desai

Discover & share 15 notable quotes by Anita Desai about childhood, life, nature, silence, and monotony. “Isn't it strange how life won't flow, like a river, but moves in jumps, as if it were held back by locks that are opened now and then to let it jump forwards in a kind of flood?” ~Anita Desai, Clear Light of Day