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  1. Samadrita Samadrita says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFIt's startling when I collide into a book like this one which silently commands me to follow its gaze into the abyss within and without and then casts a mocking glance my way challenging me to take it apart piece by pie


  2. Adina Adina says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDF35 rounded up to 4 for nowI read this as part of the The Mookse and the Gripes project to revisit the 1980 Booker Prize Shortlist It is the first book I read from the shortlist and I cannot compare it with the other selections I usually write a review right after I finish a book but this time I needed to wait for a while as I did not exactly know how I felt about this novel While at the beginning I did not feel any connection with the writing it slowly grew on me and I ended up agreeing with the Booker jurors that it deserved to be shortlisted for the 1980 prize When I say that it slowly grew on me I mean that


  3. Hugh Hugh says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFThis is my final book from the 1980 Booker shortlist and possibly the one that surprised me most Its strengths are quiet ones at heart it is a family story in which very little happens indeed the Hindu family at its heart is part of th


  4. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDF We have passed every day from morning to night in painWe have forever drunk tears of bloodTruth is I like reading stories of uprooted and marginalized characters whose search for identities are embedded in a sense or memory of place rich with imagery Maybe for personal reasons I love when books explore the lives of characters who are considered outsiders those who may never fit a cultural expectation due to a myriad of reasons beyond their control Pardon my personal experiences that trickled into this book and later became the highlight of my reading ponder Anita Desai grew up with a German mother in India I grew up with an American grandmother in Liberia we both saw countries take different forms due to conflict I'll try not to digress with my very personal musings For here is a robust story of siblings who grow up similarly yet each takes a different path to adulthood When


  5. Raul Bimenyimana Raul Bimenyimana says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFA wonderful book set in 20th century India about family loss grief and realisation Raised by a doting poor aunt and neglected by their parents Bimla Tara Raja and Baba grow up in the backdrop of political conflict their lives filled with poetry and play As they grow older and as life drifts them apart their house in Old Delhi becomes a monument of times past as the main characters Tara and Bimla struggle to bridge past and present while confronting their failures and disappointments Although a slow read especially the first half of the story it is filled with so many beautiful passages that I loved


  6. Himanshu Himanshu says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFIf a quote from the book could suffice for a review it'd be this It seemed to her that the dullness and the boredom of her childhood her youth were stored here in the room under the worn


  7. Mala Mala says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFThis is a sad book made sadder by the possibility that such fictional families might actually exist anywhere in the worldA family is one's anchor sometimes it also becomes the millstone around one's neck filling the one who goes out ahead in the world with chronic guilt and the one who is left behind with lasting resentment Desai's small unit torn apart standing in for a nation partitioned unable to come to terms with its loss The emotional poignancy an astute evocation of childhood making up for the sluggish beginning I warmed up to it only from the third section onwards The writer tries a new spin on the tired old narrative of the all sacrificing elder sister by showing that we don't get to choose renunciation—sometimes it's just thrust upon us35 stars rounded off to 4 because people need to read Anita DesaiSharing some quotesview spoilerN


  8. Lobstergirl Lobstergirl says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFThis novel about four siblings in pre and post partition India grew on me The opening pages were so slow so atmospheric the setting of Old Delhi was hot and dustythese are all qualities I often find intolerable Desai is a quality writer Objectively this is a high quality novel Family relationships are beautifully limned atmospheres are so well described you feel like you are in the house or on the lawn with the Das siblings Rarely have the gestures and expressions of cats and dogs been so accurately noted Still I don't know that I would go out of my way to read of Anita Desai The siblings were all so angsty Everyo


  9. Julie Christine Julie Christine says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFThis is a beautiful tender drama about familial love and loyaly coping and forgiveness It tells the story of contemporary India and the impact of political turmoil civil war on a family the plummet into mental illness and how a family copes to protect and take care of its own Desai is a wonderful story teller I could feel the moist heat of India as I peered through the dim heavy interiors of the family compound hear the tropical birds nesting in the overgrown decaying garden as I sat on the 2nd story verandah the book is very evocative of place and time


  10. Rachel Rachel says:

    Clear Light of Day ePUB ✓ Clear Light PDF/EPUB or clear pdf, light ebok, Clear Light pdf, Clear Light of Day PDFI read this book as part of my directed readings course I'm taking here in India but unlike the other books this one was written by a women and also unlike the other books this one was much less focused on India and


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