By Anita Desai
Publisher: Mariner Books
Language: English | Number of Pages: 192 | Format: Paperback
Isbn-10: 0618074511 | Isbn-13: 9780618074518 | Publish date: 12/09/2000 | Edition 1st Mariner books ed
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Inaeugenia said on Jan 15, 2012, 18:09
Godot said on Aug 05, 2011, 16:39
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Desai's sparkling portrayal draws forth the history of the split family through Bim's and Tara's reminiscence. The traumatic feeling generated from the events of their childhood is finally smoothed. The sisters forgive themselves and have the opportunity to step out of the trauma and then into a brighter future.
S893309030 said on Mar 10, 2009, 14:18
GraJon said on Jul 19, 2008, 17:42
家（home）是什麼？是有形的屋宇（house），是屋宇之內親長手足的扶持、齟齬，更是親長見背、手足各自有成後，維繫彼此的回憶。Anita Desai寫道：With her inner eye she saw how her own house and its particular history linked and contained her as well as her whole family with all their separate histories and experiences . . . giving them the soil in which to send down their roots, and food to make them grow and spread, reach out to new experiences and new lives, but always drawing from the same soil, the same secret darkness (182).
南鵲 said on Jan 17, 2007, 18:09