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DetailsIn The Vine Of Desire, a sequel to Sister of My Heart, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the relationship between two cousins, Anju and Sudha.Anju and Sudha's lives have taken a downturn. While Anju has had a miscarriage, Sudha has run away from her in-laws' place, refusing to undergo an abortion. Her husband and in-laws do not want a girl child, but to Sudha, any child is precious. She has other problems too, for her former boyfriend insists on taking care of her and her daughter, and she wants nothing more than to escape from his embrace.The two women reach out to each other and Sudha goes to California and lives with Anju and her husband. However, Sunil, Anju's husband, hasn't forgotten his desire for Sudha, who he met on the night of his marriage, and he turns his attentions on Dayita, Sudha's young daughter. The story of these three people and their connections form the rest of the novel, and become a tale of sensitivity, passion, yearning, love, and traditions.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an Indian-American writer, poet, and academician. Currently the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program, she is known for her short story collections and novels. She has also written: Arranged Marriage, Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spices.A celebrated writer, Divakaruni won the American Book Award in 1995 and two of her novels were adapted into major motion pictures.
SKU Code PRK B 4119 Weight in Kg 0.1200 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780349139692 Author Name CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI Publisher Name Little Brown