This novel is Rabindranath Tagores classic exposition of an extramarital affair that takes place within the confines of a joint family. This is the story of the rich, flambouyant Mahendra and jis simple demure wife Asha - a young couple who are ...
befriended by the pragmatic Behari. Their cozy domestic scenario undergoes great upheaval with the introduction of the vivacious Binodini, a young, attractive widow. The novel is a sensational account of two illicit relationships: Mahendras infatuation with Binodini and Binodinis secret passion for Behari. A compelling portrayal of the complexity of relationships and of human character, this landmark novel is just as powerful today as it was 100 years ago.